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Lobbyist Report for NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL, INC.

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL, INC.

1775 Eye St, NW Suite 1100 WASHINGTON, DC 20006

USA

Lobbying on the following issues:

HOMELAND SECURITY CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) IMMIGRATION INSURANCE LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND POSTAL DEFENSE HOUSING ENERGY/NUCLEAR TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other areas of risk faced by multifamily firms. S. 583 - DATA Privacy Act S. 1214 - Privacy Bill of Rights Act H.R. 2013 - To require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations related to sensitive personal information and for other purposes.

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2019 & 2020 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance H.R. 3167, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 2578/S.1693, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

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Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, 29 CFR Part 791, RIN 1235-AA26, Joint Employer Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, 29 CFR Part 541, RIN 1235-AA20, Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees H.R. 5, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes, provisions of the Equality Act that amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to provide employment non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity. S. 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes, provisions of the Equality Act that amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to provide employment non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity. H.R. 2474, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1306, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on the Department of Labor

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E)

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions. H.R. 2158 - Easy Access to Mail Act - To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish rules and procedures for the United States Postal Service regarding the use of centralized delivery of the mail with respect to residential housing units, and for other purposes.

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing S. 703: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1792: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1403: Base Commander Housing Oversight Act S. 1229: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act H.R. 2384: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act

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Housing Affordability Issues Affordable/Workforce Issues related to Infrastructure Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Presented Housing Material before the HUD Innovative Housing Showcase, highlighting housing affordability issues. Rent Control Evictions Housing and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3347 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 Testified before the House Financial Services Committee on Housing in America: Assessing the Infrastructure Needs of Americas Housing Stock Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Title Vi, Sec. 601 - 606, Title X, Sec. 1001, Sec. 1002, all housing related provisions. H.R. 3620, Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019, all provisions General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019, all provisions Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues H.R. 2763, The Keeping Families Together Act of 2019, all provisions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs Project-Based Voucher Programs HUD: Interagency Task Force to Streamline Physical Inspections HUD: Section 8 Source of Income Issues HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) HUD: Commented on Proposed Changes to the Methodology for Estimating Fair Market Rents (FMRs). Docket No. FR-6161-N-01 Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

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Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) Fiscal year 2020 appropriations for the Department of Energy EPA Energy Star Program H.R. 2741: Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act

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Depreciation Rules Requested Congress pass legislation or, alternatively, that the Treasury Department revisit Rev. Proc. 2019-08 and clarify through the regulatory process that firms electing out of limits on business interest deductibility may depreciate multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 over 30 years. Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election; and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction H.R. 216, Main Street Tax Certainty Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the deduction for qualified business income, all provisions. S. 1149, Main Street Tax Certainty Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the deduction for qualified business income, all provisions. Opportunity Zones Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-115420-18, RIN 1545-BP03, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-120186-18, RIN 1545-BP04, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Department of the Treasury, Request for Information on Data Collection and Tracking for Qualified Opportunity Zones. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Request for Information, Docket No. FR-6155-N-01, Review of HUD Policy in Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone substantial improvement purposes. S. 1344, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 2593, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability H.R. 3077, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1703, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 3479, Save Affordable Housing Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the qualified contract exception to the extended low-income housing commitment rules for purposes of the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1956, Save Affordable Housing Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the qualified contract exception to the extended low-income housing commitment rules for purposes of the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1106, Rent Relief Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for rent paid on the personal residence of the taxpayer, all provisions. Requested that any infrastructure bill include tax incentives to: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; and extend and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties. Studied additional housing affordability legislative tax incentive proposals, including renters tax credit and tax-exempt bond financing for housing production within designated areas. Issues pertaining to LIHTC data collection. Energy Support extending Energy efficient homes credit (IRC 45L) and Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (IRC 179D). Also support modifying 179D to incentivize retrofits and allow REITs to benefit. H.R. 3051, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend by 2 years the energy efficient commercial buildings deduction, all provisions. H.R. 3301, The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide disaster relief, and for other purposes. Section 129: Energy efficient homes credit. Section 131: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction. Section 201: Reduction of unified credit against estate tax. S. 617, Tax Extender and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide disaster tax relief, and for other purposes. Section 110: Energy efficient homes credit. Section 113: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction. S. 1288, Clean Energy for America Act, Title III -- Energy Efficiency Incentives: Section 301: Credit for new energy efficient residential buildings, Section 304: Deduction for new energy efficient commercial buildings, Section 305: Energy efficiency deduction for existing commercial buildings, and Section 306: Temporary extension of existing energy efficiency incentives Legislative tax proposal (Energy Efficient Qualified Improvement Property (E-QUIP)) to establish a 10-year depreciation period for high-performance energy-efficient qualified improvement property (i.e., heating, cooling, ventilation and hot water; lighting; and envelope) installed in a covered building, including a multifamily building. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 1639, Ending the Carried Interest Loophole Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services, and for other purposes, all provisions. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) H.R. 2210, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions.

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Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry.

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update H.R. 2513/S.1978, Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 The Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard FHFA Enterprise Capital Standard

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Updating the Commissions Rule for Over-the-Air Reception Devices (WT Docket No. 19-71) FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Declaratory Ruling: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments (GN Docket No. 17-142) Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act.

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
RATLIFF, KIMBLE
DONNELLY, KEVIN



Lobbying on the following issues:

HOMELAND SECURITY DEFENSE HOUSING CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK IMMIGRATION INSURANCE POSTAL ENERGY/NUCLEAR TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and data privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other areas of risk faced by multifamily firms. S. 583 - DATA Privacy Act S. 1214 - Privacy Bill of Rights Act H.R. 2013 - To require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations related to sensitive personal information and for other purposes. S. 2968 - Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing S. 703: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1792: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1403: Base Commander Housing Oversight Act S. 1229: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act H.R. 2384: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act

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Housing Affordability Issues Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Rent Control S. 3030, Eviction Crisis Act of 2019 S. 2486, Prevent Evictions Act of 2019 FR-6187-N-01 White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Burdens to Affordable Housing; Request for Information; Department of Housing and Urban Development Docket ID HUD-2019-0092 (Federal Register Number 2019-25388). Housing, Affordability and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. H.R. 4351 / S. 1919, Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act H.R. 4307, Build More Housing Near Transit Act Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3347 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 H.R. 5187, Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019, to facilitate the development of affordable housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Title Vi, Sec. 601 - 606, Title X, Sec. 1001, Sec. 1002, all housing related provisions. S. 2920, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 603, all housing related provisions. S. 2843, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 601, all housing related provisions. General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856/S. 2613, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019, all provisions Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues H.R. 2763, The Keeping Families Together Act of 2019, all provisions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs H.R. 368/S. 2076, Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019 General HUD Related Issues H.R. 3745, HUD Inspection Oversight Act of 2019 Proposals Reviewed by the House Financial Services Committee: Draft legislation - Lead Service Line Abatement Act Draft legislation - Tenant Empowerment Act Draft legislation - Ensuring Performance-Based Contract Administrators Actually Perform Act Draft legislation - Promoting Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Act H.R. 3703 Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019 Project-Based Voucher Programs Section 8 Source of Income Issues HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) FY 2019 FY 2020 House and Senate Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Updating the Commissions Rule for Over-the-Air Reception Devices (WT Docket No. 19-71) FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Declaratory Ruling: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments (GN Docket No. 17-142)

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E)

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H.R. 2474, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1306, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update Legislation and Regulations related to housing affordability and rent control H.R. 2513/S.1978, Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 S. 1889, True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement Act (TITLE Act), To ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent the formation of corporations with hidden owners, stop the misuse of United States corporations by wrongdoers, and assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal and civil misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes, all provisions. The Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard FHFA Enterprise Capital Standard

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Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. Consent decrees governing the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as they relate to music licensing in apartment communities. Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act. Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry.

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2020 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance H.R. 3167, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 2578/S.1693, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 S.2187/H.R. 2872, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 H.R. 4634/S.2877, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions. H.R. 2158 - Easy Access to Mail Act - To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish rules and procedures for the United States Postal Service regarding the use of centralized delivery of the mail with respect to residential housing units, and for other purposes.

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Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) Fiscal year 2020 appropriations for the Department of Energy EPA Energy Star Program H.R. 2741: Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act S.2137, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act H.R. 3586, the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

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Depreciation Rules Requested Congress pass legislation to clarify that firms electing out of limits on business interest deductibility may depreciate multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 over 30 years. H.R. 5313, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. S. 2984, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election (as well as resulting impacts on the depreciation of multifamily buildings); and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Opportunity Zones Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-120186-18, RIN 1545-BP04, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Note: This proposed rule, as well as proposed rule: Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-115420-18, RIN 1545-BP03, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds, became a final regulation on December 19, 2019: Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, TD 9889, RIN 1545-BP04, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone substantial improvement purposes. H.R. 2593, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 4011, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require lead remediation for qualified opportunity zone property originally constructed before January 1, 1978. H.R. 5011, Opportunity Zone Accountability and Transparency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require reporting by qualified opportunity funds, all provisions. S. 1344, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 2787, Opportunity Zone Reporting and Reform Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require reporting for qualified opportunity funds, to make modifications to opportunity zones, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 2994, Improving and Reinstating the Monitoring, Prevention, Accountability, Certification, and Transparency Provisions of Opportunity Zones or the IMPACT Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require information reporting with respect to the qualified opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, to require public reports related to such tax incentives, and for other purposes, all provisions. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability and Infrastructure Development H.R. 3077, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1703, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Requested that any infrastructure bill include tax incentives to: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; and extend and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties. Legislative proposal, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit certain contributions by governmental entities to be treated as contributions of capital and to exclude from gross income contributions of capital of a partnership. Energy H.R. 1865, Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (became Public Law 116-94), Division Q -- Revenue Provisions, Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, Section 129: Energy efficient homes credit and Section 131: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction. H.R. 4506, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. H.R. 4646, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. S. 2588, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. S. 2595, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. Draft legislation, Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now Act of 2019, or the GREEN Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to promote green energy, Section 303: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction and Section 304: Extension, increase, and modifications of new energy efficient home credit. Draft legislation, Energy Efficient Qualified Improvement Property Act of 2019, or the E-QuIP Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow 10-year straight line depreciation for energy efficient qualified improvement property, and for other purposes, all provisions. Estate Tax Support making permanent the Estate Tax rules enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Tax Administration Letter to Treasury Department and IRS requesting a delay of the implementation of the 2019 Draft Form 1065 and Schedule K-1 by at least one year (until 2020) to allow for a full public review and comment process. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 1639, Ending the Carried Interest Loophole Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services, and for other purposes, all provisions. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) H.R. 2210, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions.

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
DONNELLY, KEVIN
RATLIFF, KIMBLE

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
SNCF
Country :
FRANCE
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

POSTAL HOMELAND SECURITY INSURANCE IMMIGRATION TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE HOUSING DEFENSE ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND ENERGY/NUCLEAR CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions. H.R. 2158 - Easy Access to Mail Act - To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish rules and procedures for the United States Postal Service regarding the use of centralized delivery of the mail with respect to residential housing units, and for other purposes.

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Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and data privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other areas of risk faced by multifamily firms. S. 583 - DATA Privacy Act S. 1214 - Privacy Bill of Rights Act H.R. 2013 - To require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations related to sensitive personal information and for other purposes. S. 2968 - Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act S. 3456 -- Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2020 House Energy & Commerce Committee-Data Privacy & Security Draft Legislation Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA), Commented on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce. Essential employee designation for construction and property management employees

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Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, pandemic and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2021 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance Proposal on COVID-19 Business and Employee Continuity and Recovery Fund Proposal on Pandemic Risk Insurance Program H.R. 3167, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 2578/S.1693, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 S.2187/H.R. 2872, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 H.R. 4634/S.2877, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Depreciation Rules H.R. 5313, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. S. 2984, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election (as well as resulting impacts on the depreciation of multifamily buildings); and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Opportunity Zones Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone substantial improvement purposes. S. 2787, Opportunity Zone Reporting and Reform Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require reporting for qualified opportunity funds, to make modifications to opportunity zones, and for other purposes, all provisions. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability and Infrastructure Development H.R. 3077, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1703, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 6175, Revitalizing Economies, Housing, and Businesses Act of 2020 or the REHAB Act of 2020, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rehabilitation credit, all provisions. Draft legislative proposal to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special allowance for certain real property placed in service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support infrastructure bill including tax incentives to: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; extending and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties; and provide a rehabilitation tax credit for rehabilitating multifamily housing near transit. Energy We support extending the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit and extending and modifying the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties H.R. 4506, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. H.R. 4646, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. S. 2588, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. S. 2595, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. Draft legislation, Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now Act of 2019, or the GREEN Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to promote green energy, Section 303: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction and Section 304: Extension, increase, and modifications of new energy efficient home credit. Draft legislation, Energy Efficient Qualified Improvement Property Act of 2019, or the E-QuIP Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow 10-year straight line depreciation for energy efficient qualified improvement property, and for other purposes, all provisions. Fire Sprinklers H.R. 4685, High Rise Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to classify certain automatic fire sprinkler system retrofits as 15-year property for purposes of depreciation, all provisions. Tax Treatment of Capital Income Proposal by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, Treat Wealth Like Wages, A plan to fix our broken tax code, ensure the wealthy pay their fair share, and protect Social Security. Like-Kind Exchanges Support maintaining current tax law relative to the tax treatment of 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges. Letter to Treasury and Internal Revenue Service requesting that the deadlines to identify replacement property and / or complete like-kind exchanges be extended per the relief described in Rev. Proc. 2018-58 and authorized under Internal Revenue Code 7508A. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 1639, Ending the Carried Interest Loophole Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services, and for other purposes, all provisions. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) H.R. 2210, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions.

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Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. Consent decrees governing the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as they relate to music licensing in apartment communities. Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act. Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry.

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update Legislation and Regulations related to housing affordability and rent control H.R. 2513/S.1978, Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 S. 1889, True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement Act (TITLE Act), To ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent the formation of corporations with hidden owners, stop the misuse of United States corporations by wrongdoers, and assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal and civil misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes, all provisions. The Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Regulations, OCC: Docket ID# OCC-2018-0008 and FDIC: RIN 3064-AF22. Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard FHFA Enterprise Capital Standard

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H.R. 2474, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1306, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor

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Housing Affordability Issues Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Rent Control S. 3030, Eviction Crisis Act of 2019 S. 2486, Prevent Evictions Act of 2019 H.R. 5072, A Just Society: A Place to Prosper Act of 2019 H.R. 149 The Housing Fairness Act Draft legislation - FHA/Financing Bank, Risk Share Partnership with HUD/Treasury FR-6187-N-01 White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Burdens to Affordable Housing; Request for Information; Department of Housing and Urban Development Docket ID HUD-2019-0092 (Federal Register Number 2019-25388). Housing, Affordability and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. H.R. 4351 / S. 1919, Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act H.R. 4307, Build More Housing Near Transit Act Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3347 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 H.R. 5187, Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019, to facilitate the development of affordable housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Title Vi, Sec. 601 - 606, Title X, Sec. 1001, Sec. 1002, all housing related provisions. S. 2920, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 603, all housing related provisions. S. 2843, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 601, all housing related provisions. Domestic Violence Bonus Funding Continuum of Care Draft Legislation - Sexual Harassment in Public Housing General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856/S. 2613, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019, all provisions Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues H.R. 2763, The Keeping Families Together Act of 2019, all provisions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs H.R. 3685/S. 2076, Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019 H.R. 3902/S. 1270, Housing Accountability Act of 2019 Section 2. Standards for Physical Condition and Management of Housing Receiving Assistance Payments General HUD Related Issues H.R. 3745, HUD Inspection Oversight Act of 2019 Proposals Reviewed by the House Financial Services Committee: Draft legislation - Lead Service Line Abatement Act Draft legislation - Tenant Empowerment Act Draft legislation - Ensuring Performance-Based Contract Administrators Actually Perform Act Draft legislation - Promoting Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Act H.R. 3703 Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019 Project-Based Voucher Programs Section 8 Source of Income Issues HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) FY 2020/FY 2021 House and Senate Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act H.R. 6314 -Emergency Rental Assistance Act of 2020 COVID-19 Response HR 6074 - Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 - Small Business Disaster Loans H.R. 6201 (became P.L. 116-127), Families First Coronavirus Response Act, making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes. Division C -- Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. Division G -- Tax Credits for Paid Sick and Paid Family and Medical Leave. H.R. 748 (became P.L. 116-136), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: emergency rental assistance, evictions, loan forbearance, expansion of Paycheck Protection Program to enable multifamily properties to access the program on a property-by-property basis even if they have more than 500 employees, and creation of Federal Reserve credit facility for mortgage servicers. Sec. 2201: 2020 Recovery rebates for individuals; Sec. 2301: Employee retention credit for employers subject to closure due to COVID-19; Sec. 2302: Delay of payment of employer payroll taxes; Sec. 2303: Modification for net operating losses; Sec. 2304: Modification of limitation on losses for taxpayers other than corporations; and Sec. 2306: Modification of limitation on business interest. S. 3548, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, Sec. 2101: 2020 Recovery rebates for individuals; Sec. 2201: Delay of estimated tax payments for corporations; Sec. 2202: Delay of payment of employer payroll taxes; Sec. 2203: Modification for net operating losses; Sec. 2204: Modification of limitation on losses for taxpayers other than corporations; and Sec. 2206: Modification of limitation on business interest. Division B - Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Health Response and Agency Operations, Department of Housing and Urban Development Funding Post-enactment CARES Act issues pertaining to emergency rental assistance, evictions, loan forbearance, expansion of Paycheck Protection Program to enable multifamily properties to access the program on a property-by-property basis even if they have more than 500 employees, and creation of Federal Reserve credit facility for mortgage servicers NMHC advocated for the following tax legislative responses to the Coronavirus Phase 3 Package (P.L. 116-136): 2 percentage point payroll tax cut for employees; unemployment compensation tax exclusion; net operating loss (NOL) carryback; estimated tax payment reduction; business wage tax credit for quarantined and self-isolated employees or those taking care of dependents; clarifying that a 30-year depreciation period applies to multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 for taxpayers electing out of limits on interest deductibility; suspending the filing of business tax returns and payment of all business taxes through the pandemic while allowing repayment of deferred taxes to be spread out over time; suspending business interest deduction limits for 2020; and suspending limitations on non-corporate losses for 2020. We also supported the provision of unsecured credit to businesses of all sizes to ensure they have the cash to pay their workers, rent, and other costs during this crisis. Finally, we advocated for relief for private student housing operators. NMHC supports the following tax proposals for any further Coronavirus relief package: Clarify that a 30-year depreciation period applies to multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 for taxpayers electing out of limits on interest deductibility: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; extending and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties; and provide a rehabilitation tax credit for rehabilitating multifamily housing near transit.

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E) HR 4011, Opportunity Zone Lead Remediation Impact Act of 2019

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Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) EPA Energy Star Program H.R. 2741: Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act S.2137, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act H.R. 3586, the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act H.R. 5545, the No Exhaust Act

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Updating the Commissions Rule for Over-the-Air Reception Devices (WT Docket No. 19-71) FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Declaratory Ruling: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments (GN Docket No. 17-142)

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
RATLIFF, KIMBLE
BORSOS, DAVID
DONNELLY, KEVIN

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Horizon Pharma PLC
Country :
IRELAND
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE POSTAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES HOUSING TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE IMMIGRATION CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) ENERGY/NUCLEAR INSURANCE DEFENSE HOMELAND SECURITY

H.R. 2474, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1306, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions. H.R. 2158 - Easy Access to Mail Act - To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish rules and procedures for the United States Postal Service regarding the use of centralized delivery of the mail with respect to residential housing units, and for other purposes.

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Updating the Commissions Rule for Over-the-Air Reception Devices (WT Docket No. 19-71) FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Declaratory Ruling: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments (GN Docket No. 17-142)

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E) HR 4011, Opportunity Zone Lead Remediation Impact Act of 2019

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Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. Consent decrees governing the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as they relate to music licensing in apartment communities. Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act. Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry.

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update Legislation and Regulations related to housing affordability and rent control H.R. 2513/S.1978, Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 S. 1889, True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement Act (TITLE Act), To ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent the formation of corporations with hidden owners, stop the misuse of United States corporations by wrongdoers, and assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal and civil misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes, all provisions. The Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Regulations, OCC: Docket ID# OCC-2018-0008 and FDIC: RIN 3064-AF22. Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard FHFA Enterprise Capital Standard

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Housing Affordability Issues Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Rent Control S. 3030, Eviction Crisis Act of 2019 S. 2486, Prevent Evictions Act of 2019 H.R. 5072, A Just Society: A Place to Prosper Act of 2019 H.R. 149 The Housing Fairness Act Draft legislation - FHA/Financing Bank, Risk Share Partnership with HUD/Treasury FR-6187-N-01 White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Burdens to Affordable Housing; Request for Information; Department of Housing and Urban Development Docket ID HUD-2019-0092 (Federal Register Number 2019-25388). Housing, Affordability and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. H.R. 4351 / S. 1919, Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act H.R. 4307, Build More Housing Near Transit Act Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3347 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 H.R. 5187, Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019, to facilitate the development of affordable housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Title Vi, Sec. 601 - 606, Title X, Sec. 1001, Sec. 1002, all housing related provisions. S. 2920, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 603, all housing related provisions. S. 2843, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 601, all housing related provisions. Domestic Violence Bonus Funding Continuum of Care Draft Legislation - Sexual Harassment in Public Housing General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856/S. 2613, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019, all provisions Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues H.R. 2763, The Keeping Families Together Act of 2019, all provisions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs H.R. 3685/S. 2076, Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019 H.R. 3902/S. 1270, Housing Accountability Act of 2019 Section 2. Standards for Physical Condition and Management of Housing Receiving Assistance Payments General HUD Related Issues H.R. 3745, HUD Inspection Oversight Act of 2019 Proposals Reviewed by the House Financial Services Committee: Draft legislation - Lead Service Line Abatement Act Draft legislation - Tenant Empowerment Act Draft legislation - Ensuring Performance-Based Contract Administrators Actually Perform Act Draft legislation - Promoting Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Act H.R. 3703 Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019 Project-Based Voucher Programs Section 8 Source of Income Issues HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) FY 2020/FY 2021 House and Senate Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act H.R. 6314 -Emergency Rental Assistance Act of 2020 COVID-19 Response HR 6074 - Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 - Small Business Disaster Loans H.R. 6201 (became P.L. 116-127), Families First Coronavirus Response Act, making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes. Division C -- Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. Division G -- Tax Credits for Paid Sick and Paid Family and Medical Leave. H.R. 748 (became P.L. 116-136), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: emergency rental assistance, evictions, loan forbearance, expansion of Paycheck Protection Program to enable multifamily properties to access the program on a property-by-property basis even if they have more than 500 employees, and creation of Federal Reserve credit facility for mortgage servicers. Sec. 2201: 2020 Recovery rebates for individuals; Sec. 2301: Employee retention credit for employers subject to closure due to COVID-19; Sec. 2302: Delay of payment of employer payroll taxes; Sec. 2303: Modification for net operating losses; Sec. 2304: Modification of limitation on losses for taxpayers other than corporations; and Sec. 2306: Modification of limitation on business interest. S. 3548, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, Sec. 2101: 2020 Recovery rebates for individuals; Sec. 2201: Delay of estimated tax payments for corporations; Sec. 2202: Delay of payment of employer payroll taxes; Sec. 2203: Modification for net operating losses; Sec. 2204: Modification of limitation on losses for taxpayers other than corporations; and Sec. 2206: Modification of limitation on business interest. Division B - Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Health Response and Agency Operations, Department of Housing and Urban Development Funding Post-enactment CARES Act issues pertaining to emergency rental assistance, evictions, loan forbearance, expansion of Paycheck Protection Program to enable multifamily properties to access the program on a property-by-property basis even if they have more than 500 employees, and creation of Federal Reserve credit facility for mortgage servicers NMHC advocated for the following tax legislative responses to the Coronavirus Phase 3 Package (P.L. 116-136): 2 percentage point payroll tax cut for employees; unemployment compensation tax exclusion; net operating loss (NOL) carryback; estimated tax payment reduction; business wage tax credit for quarantined and self-isolated employees or those taking care of dependents; clarifying that a 30-year depreciation period applies to multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 for taxpayers electing out of limits on interest deductibility; suspending the filing of business tax returns and payment of all business taxes through the pandemic while allowing repayment of deferred taxes to be spread out over time; suspending business interest deduction limits for 2020; and suspending limitations on non-corporate losses for 2020. We also supported the provision of unsecured credit to businesses of all sizes to ensure they have the cash to pay their workers, rent, and other costs during this crisis. Finally, we advocated for relief for private student housing operators. NMHC supports the following tax proposals for any further Coronavirus relief package: Clarify that a 30-year depreciation period applies to multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 for taxpayers electing out of limits on interest deductibility: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; extending and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties; and provide a rehabilitation tax credit for rehabilitating multifamily housing near transit.

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Depreciation Rules H.R. 5313, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. S. 2984, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election (as well as resulting impacts on the depreciation of multifamily buildings); and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Opportunity Zones Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone substantial improvement purposes. S. 2787, Opportunity Zone Reporting and Reform Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require reporting for qualified opportunity funds, to make modifications to opportunity zones, and for other purposes, all provisions. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability and Infrastructure Development H.R. 3077, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1703, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 6175, Revitalizing Economies, Housing, and Businesses Act of 2020 or the REHAB Act of 2020, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rehabilitation credit, all provisions. Draft legislative proposal to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a special allowance for certain real property placed in service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support infrastructure bill including tax incentives to: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; extending and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties; and provide a rehabilitation tax credit for rehabilitating multifamily housing near transit. Energy We support extending the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit and extending and modifying the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties H.R. 4506, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. H.R. 4646, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. S. 2588, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. S. 2595, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. Draft legislation, Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now Act of 2019, or the GREEN Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to promote green energy, Section 303: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction and Section 304: Extension, increase, and modifications of new energy efficient home credit. Draft legislation, Energy Efficient Qualified Improvement Property Act of 2019, or the E-QuIP Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow 10-year straight line depreciation for energy efficient qualified improvement property, and for other purposes, all provisions. Fire Sprinklers H.R. 4685, High Rise Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to classify certain automatic fire sprinkler system retrofits as 15-year property for purposes of depreciation, all provisions. Tax Treatment of Capital Income Proposal by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, Treat Wealth Like Wages, A plan to fix our broken tax code, ensure the wealthy pay their fair share, and protect Social Security. Like-Kind Exchanges Support maintaining current tax law relative to the tax treatment of 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges. Letter to Treasury and Internal Revenue Service requesting that the deadlines to identify replacement property and / or complete like-kind exchanges be extended per the relief described in Rev. Proc. 2018-58 and authorized under Internal Revenue Code 7508A. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 1639, Ending the Carried Interest Loophole Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services, and for other purposes, all provisions. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) H.R. 2210, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions.

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) EPA Energy Star Program H.R. 2741: Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act S.2137, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act H.R. 3586, the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act H.R. 5545, the No Exhaust Act

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Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, pandemic and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2021 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance Proposal on COVID-19 Business and Employee Continuity and Recovery Fund Proposal on Pandemic Risk Insurance Program H.R. 3167, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 2578/S.1693, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 S.2187/H.R. 2872, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 H.R. 4634/S.2877, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing

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Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and data privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other areas of risk faced by multifamily firms. S. 583 - DATA Privacy Act S. 1214 - Privacy Bill of Rights Act H.R. 2013 - To require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations related to sensitive personal information and for other purposes. S. 2968 - Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act S. 3456 -- Consumer Data Privacy and Security Act of 2020 House Energy & Commerce Committee-Data Privacy & Security Draft Legislation Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA), Commented on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce. Essential employee designation for construction and property management employees

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
DONNELLY, KEVIN
RATLIFF, KIMBLE



Lobbying on the following issues:

ENERGY/NUCLEAR HOMELAND SECURITY TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK DEFENSE INSURANCE POSTAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE IMMIGRATION HOUSING CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) Fiscal year 2020 appropriations for the Department of Energy EPA Energy Star Program

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Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

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Depreciation Rules Requested Congress pass legislation or, alternatively, that the Treasury Department revisit Rev. Proc. 2019-08 and clarify through the regulatory process that firms electing out of limits on business interest deductibility may depreciate multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 over 30 years Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election; and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction Tax Technical and Clerical Corrections Act (published as discussion draft on January 2, 2019), Section 4: Amendments Related to Public Law 115-97, provision clarifying that REIT dividends attributable to mutual funds qualifies for Qualified Business Income Deduction. H.R. 216, Main Street Tax Certainty Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the deduction for qualified business income, all provisions. Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, TD 9847, RIN 1545-BO71, Final Regulations, Qualified Business Income Deduction Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-107892-18, RIN 1545-BO71, Proposed Regulations, Qualified Business Income Deduction Opportunity Zones Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-115420-18, RIN 1545-BP03, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability Support making permanent the 12.5 percent increase in LIHTC authority enacted in March 2018 for 2018-2021 and further augmenting credit authority by 50 percent. Also support establishing a minimum 4 percent LIHTC tax credit rate Draft Legislation, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing tax credit, and for other purposes, all provisions with a specific focus on those expanding LIHTC allocations; establishing a minimum 4 percent credit; and impacting domestic violence, Qualified Contracts, and Right of First Refusal. Potential Draft legislation for S. 548 (115th Congress), Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing tax credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. Potential Draft legislation for S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Also engaged in discussions about feasibility of expanding proposal to enable use of tax-exempt bonds. S. 787, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019, to make housing more affordable and for other purposes, all provisions. Potential Draft legislation for S. 3250 (115th Congress), Rent Relief Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for rent paid on the personal residence of the taxpayer, all provisions. Potential Draft legislation for S. 3342 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018, to require Community Development Block Grant recipients to develop a strategy to support inclusive zoning policies, to allow for a credit to support housing affordability, and for other purposes, all provisions. Requested that any infrastructure bill include tax incentives to expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes, and repeal or further reform the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act. Studied additional housing affordability legislative tax incentive proposals, including 80/20 bonds and establishing Qualified Equitable Housing Zones Energy Support extending Energy efficient homes credit (IRC 45L) and Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (IRC 179D) S. 617, Tax Extender and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide disaster tax relief, and for other purposes. Section 110: Energy efficient homes credit. Section 113: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction. Legislative tax proposal to establish a 10-year depreciation period for high-performance energy-efficient qualified improvement property (i.e., heating, cooling, ventilation and water temperature; lighting; and envelope) installed in a covered building, including a multifamily building. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. Like-Kind Exchanges Support like-kind exchanges for real estate as maintained in Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Public Law 115-97) Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) We support repeal or further reforms to promote foreign investment in the U.S. multifamily industry. Draft legislation (became H.R. 2210 that was introduced on April 10, 2019), Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions. H.R. 6726 (115th Congress), Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions.

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E)

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Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry.

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing S. 703: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1792: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1403: Base Commander Housing Oversight Act

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Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2019 & 2020 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions.

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System GSE Reform: NMHC testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs during a hearing entitled Chairmans Housing Reform FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update GSE Reform, Senate Banking Committee Chair Crapo Housing Reform Outline Released February 1, 2019 Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard Enterprise Capital Standard Credit and consumer reporting issues impacting Multifamily business operations

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National Labor Relations Board, 29 CFR Chapter 1, RIN 3142-AA13, The Standard for Determining Joint-Employer Status Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, 29 CFR Part 541, RIN 1235-AA20, Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees H.R. 5, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes, provisions of the Equality Act that amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to provide employment non-discrimination protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity. S. 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes, provisions of the Equality Act that amend Title VII of the Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on the Department of Labor

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Housing Affordability Issues Affordable/Workforce Issues related to Infrastructure Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing  Rent Control Evictions Housing and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3342 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Reasonable Accommodations and Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 1741: Violence Against Women Extension Act of 2019 H.R. 1310: VAWA Protections for Rural Women Act of 2019 Rural Housing Issues related to the Violence Against Women Act General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019 Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues/HUD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs Project-Based Voucher Programs H.R. 1122, Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019 Housing Voucher Mobility Funding HUD: Housing Choice Voucher Research - Evidence Matters, Transforming Knowledge into Housing and Community Development Policy  HUD: Landlord Task Force Meetings - Inspections/REAC HUD: Interagency Task Force to Streamline Inspection HUD: Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign and Training Initiative Section 8 Source of Income Issues Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (RAD) General FHA Multifamily Program Issues FHA Multifamily Programs FHA: Expands Pilot Program to Accelerate Financing of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Projects HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor HUD: REAC Notice PIH-2019-02-(HA) H-2019-04, Standardization of REAC Inspection Notification Timelines Government Shutdown HUD Issues HUD: Issues Related to the Government Shutdown, related to Multifamily Production and Asset Management Activities S.72, HR 588 Federal Employees Civil Relief Act Federal Employees Civil Relief Act Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. Federal policies surrounding FCC rulemaking Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet/Network Neutrality. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act.

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
RATLIFF, KIMBLE
DONNELLY, KEVIN
CHETTI, CINDY

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
Country :
SWITZERLAND
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

HOMELAND SECURITY POSTAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS INSURANCE CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE IMMIGRATION HOUSING LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES DEFENSE ENERGY/NUCLEAR

Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other areas of risk faced by multifamily firms. S. 583 - DATA Privacy Act S. 1214 - Privacy Bill of Rights Act H.R. 2013 - To require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations related to sensitive personal information and for other purposes.

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions. H.R. 2158 - Easy Access to Mail Act - To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish rules and procedures for the United States Postal Service regarding the use of centralized delivery of the mail with respect to residential housing units, and for other purposes.

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Updating the Commissions Rule for Over-the-Air Reception Devices (WT Docket No. 19-71) FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Declaratory Ruling: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments (GN Docket No. 17-142)

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Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2019 & 2020 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance H.R. 3167, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 2578/S.1693, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 S.2187/H.R. 2872, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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Depreciation Rules Requested Congress pass legislation or, alternatively, that the Treasury Department revisit Rev. Proc. 2019-08 and clarify through the regulatory process that firms electing out of limits on business interest deductibility may depreciate multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 over 30 years. Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election (as well as resulting impacts on the depreciation of multifamily buildings); and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Opportunity Zones Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-120186-18, RIN 1545-BP04, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone substantial improvement purposes. S. 1344, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 2593, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 4011, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require lead remediation for qualified opportunity zone property originally constructed before January 1, 1978. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability and Infrastructure Development H.R. 3077, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1703, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 3479, Save Affordable Housing Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the qualified contract exception to the extended low-income housing commitment rules for purposes of the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1956, Save Affordable Housing Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the qualified contract exception to the extended low-income housing commitment rules for purposes of the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Legislative proposal, Renters Tax Credit Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to taxpayers who provide reductions in rent to their tenants under State rental reduction programs, and for other purposes, all provisions. Requested that any infrastructure bill include tax incentives to: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; and extend and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties. Legislative proposal, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit certain contributions by governmental entities to be treated as contributions of capital and to exclude from gross income contributions of capital of a partnership. Legislative proposal to spur housing development and infrastructure through: (1) tax-exempt bond financing in designated areas; and (2) increased community development block grant funding provided to States, local governments, and Indian tribes based on the extent to which those entities streamline development requirements for affordable housing, eliminate or reduce impact fees, and provide assurances they will supplement costs. Energy Support extending Energy efficient homes credit (IRC 45L) and Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (IRC 179D). Also support modifying 179D to incentivize retrofits and allow REITs to benefit. H.R. 3301, The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide disaster relief, and for other purposes. Section 129: Energy efficient homes credit. Section 131: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction. Section 201: Reduction of unified credit against estate tax. H.R. 4506, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. S. 1288, Clean Energy for America Act, Title III -- Energy Efficiency Incentives: Section 301: Credit for new energy efficient residential buildings, Section 304: Deduction for new energy efficient commercial buildings, Section 305: Energy efficiency deduction for existing commercial buildings, and Section 306: Temporary extension of existing energy efficiency incentives. S. 2588, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. Legislative tax proposal (Energy Efficient Qualified Improvement Property (E-QUIP)) to establish a 10-year depreciation period for high-performance energy-efficient qualified improvement property (i.e., heating, cooling, ventilation and hot water; lighting; and envelope) installed in a covered building, including a multifamily building. Legislative proposal, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. H.R. 3848, Stop Wall Street Looting Act, to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring private funds to publicly disclose certain information, and for other purposes: Title II -- Anti-Looting, Section 204, Limitation on deduction for business interest of certain businesses owned by private funds. Title IV -- Closing the Carried Interest Loophole, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 1639, Ending the Carried Interest Loophole Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 2155, Stop Wall Street Looting Act, to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring private funds to publicly disclose certain information, and for other purposes: Title II -- Anti-Looting, Section 204, Limitation on deduction for business interest of certain businesses owned by private funds. Title IV -- Closing the Carried Interest Loophole, all provisions. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) H.R. 2210, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions. Taxation of Capital Gains Monitored and analyzed proposal for Treasury Department to issue regulation that would index capital gains to inflation. Proposal by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, Treat Wealth Like Wages, A plan to fix our broken tax code, ensure the wealthy pay their fair share, and protect Social Security.

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Housing Affordability Issues Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Rent Control S. 2486, Prevent Evictions Act of 2019 Housing, Affordability and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. H.R. 4351 / S. 1919, Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act H.R. 4307, Build More Housing Near Transit Act Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3347 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Title Vi, Sec. 601 - 606, Title X, Sec. 1001, Sec. 1002, all housing related provisions. H.R. 3620, Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019, all provisions General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019, all provisions Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues H.R. 2763, The Keeping Families Together Act of 2019, all provisions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs H.R. 3685, Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019 Project-Based Voucher Programs Section 8 Source of Income Issues HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

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H.R. 2474, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1306, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on the Department of Labor

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Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. Consent decrees governing the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as they relate to music licensing in apartment communities. Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act.

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E)

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update H.R. 2513/S.1978, Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 S. 1889, True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement Act (TITLE Act), To ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent the formation of corporations with hidden owners, stop the misuse of United States corporations by wrongdoers, and assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal and civil misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes, all provisions. The Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard FHFA Enterprise Capital Standard

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing S. 703: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1792: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1403: Base Commander Housing Oversight Act S. 1229: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act H.R. 2384: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act

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Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) Fiscal year 2020 appropriations for the Department of Energy EPA Energy Star Program H.R. 2741: Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act S.2137, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act H.R. 3586, the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
DONNELLY, KEVIN
RATLIFF, KIMBLE



Lobbying on the following issues:

INSURANCE IMMIGRATION HOMELAND SECURITY ENERGY/NUCLEAR ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK DEFENSE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES TELECOMMUNICATIONS TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE POSTAL HOUSING CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE

Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2019 & 2020 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance H.R. 3167, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 2578/S.1693, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 S.2187/H.R. 2872, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other areas of risk faced by multifamily firms. S. 583 - DATA Privacy Act S. 1214 - Privacy Bill of Rights Act H.R. 2013 - To require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations related to sensitive personal information and for other purposes.

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Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) Fiscal year 2020 appropriations for the Department of Energy EPA Energy Star Program H.R. 2741: Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act S.2137, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act H.R. 3586, the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E)

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Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. Consent decrees governing the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as they relate to music licensing in apartment communities. Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act.

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing S. 703: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1792: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1403: Base Commander Housing Oversight Act S. 1229: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act H.R. 2384: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update H.R. 2513/S.1978, Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 S. 1889, True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement Act (TITLE Act), To ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent the formation of corporations with hidden owners, stop the misuse of United States corporations by wrongdoers, and assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal and civil misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes, all provisions. The Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard FHFA Enterprise Capital Standard

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Updating the Commissions Rule for Over-the-Air Reception Devices (WT Docket No. 19-71) FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Declaratory Ruling: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments (GN Docket No. 17-142)

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Depreciation Rules Requested Congress pass legislation or, alternatively, that the Treasury Department revisit Rev. Proc. 2019-08 and clarify through the regulatory process that firms electing out of limits on business interest deductibility may depreciate multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 over 30 years. Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election (as well as resulting impacts on the depreciation of multifamily buildings); and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Opportunity Zones Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-120186-18, RIN 1545-BP04, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone substantial improvement purposes. S. 1344, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 2593, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 4011, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require lead remediation for qualified opportunity zone property originally constructed before January 1, 1978. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability and Infrastructure Development H.R. 3077, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1703, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 3479, Save Affordable Housing Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the qualified contract exception to the extended low-income housing commitment rules for purposes of the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1956, Save Affordable Housing Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the qualified contract exception to the extended low-income housing commitment rules for purposes of the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Legislative proposal, Renters Tax Credit Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to taxpayers who provide reductions in rent to their tenants under State rental reduction programs, and for other purposes, all provisions. Requested that any infrastructure bill include tax incentives to: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; and extend and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties. Legislative proposal, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit certain contributions by governmental entities to be treated as contributions of capital and to exclude from gross income contributions of capital of a partnership. Legislative proposal to spur housing development and infrastructure through: (1) tax-exempt bond financing in designated areas; and (2) increased community development block grant funding provided to States, local governments, and Indian tribes based on the extent to which those entities streamline development requirements for affordable housing, eliminate or reduce impact fees, and provide assurances they will supplement costs. Energy Support extending Energy efficient homes credit (IRC 45L) and Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction (IRC 179D). Also support modifying 179D to incentivize retrofits and allow REITs to benefit. H.R. 3301, The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide disaster relief, and for other purposes. Section 129: Energy efficient homes credit. Section 131: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction. Section 201: Reduction of unified credit against estate tax. H.R. 4506, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. S. 1288, Clean Energy for America Act, Title III -- Energy Efficiency Incentives: Section 301: Credit for new energy efficient residential buildings, Section 304: Deduction for new energy efficient commercial buildings, Section 305: Energy efficiency deduction for existing commercial buildings, and Section 306: Temporary extension of existing energy efficiency incentives. S. 2588, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. Legislative tax proposal (Energy Efficient Qualified Improvement Property (E-QUIP)) to establish a 10-year depreciation period for high-performance energy-efficient qualified improvement property (i.e., heating, cooling, ventilation and hot water; lighting; and envelope) installed in a covered building, including a multifamily building. Legislative proposal, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. H.R. 3848, Stop Wall Street Looting Act, to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring private funds to publicly disclose certain information, and for other purposes: Title II -- Anti-Looting, Section 204, Limitation on deduction for business interest of certain businesses owned by private funds. Title IV -- Closing the Carried Interest Loophole, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 1639, Ending the Carried Interest Loophole Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 2155, Stop Wall Street Looting Act, to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring private funds to publicly disclose certain information, and for other purposes: Title II -- Anti-Looting, Section 204, Limitation on deduction for business interest of certain businesses owned by private funds. Title IV -- Closing the Carried Interest Loophole, all provisions. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) H.R. 2210, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions. Taxation of Capital Gains Monitored and analyzed proposal for Treasury Department to issue regulation that would index capital gains to inflation. Proposal by Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, Treat Wealth Like Wages, A plan to fix our broken tax code, ensure the wealthy pay their fair share, and protect Social Security.

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions. H.R. 2158 - Easy Access to Mail Act - To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish rules and procedures for the United States Postal Service regarding the use of centralized delivery of the mail with respect to residential housing units, and for other purposes.

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Housing Affordability Issues Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Rent Control S. 2486, Prevent Evictions Act of 2019 Housing, Affordability and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. H.R. 4351 / S. 1919, Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act H.R. 4307, Build More Housing Near Transit Act Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3347 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Title Vi, Sec. 601 - 606, Title X, Sec. 1001, Sec. 1002, all housing related provisions. H.R. 3620, Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019, all provisions General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019, all provisions Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues H.R. 2763, The Keeping Families Together Act of 2019, all provisions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs H.R. 3685, Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019 Project-Based Voucher Programs Section 8 Source of Income Issues HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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H.R. 2474, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1306, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on the Department of Labor

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
RATLIFF, KIMBLE
DONNELLY, KEVIN

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Siemens AG
Country :
GERMANY
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Siemens Healthineers Beteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG
Country :
GERMANY
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Siemens Healthineers AG
Country :
GERMANY
Contribution :
$0
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Lobbying on the following issues:

INSURANCE TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE POSTAL CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES DEFENSE HOUSING TELECOMMUNICATIONS COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK HOMELAND SECURITY ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND ENERGY/NUCLEAR IMMIGRATION

Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single-family properties. Reauthorization of Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program FY 2020 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance H.R. 3167, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 2578/S.1693, the National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 S.2187/H.R. 2872, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 H.R. 4634/S.2877, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

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Depreciation Rules Requested Congress pass legislation to clarify that firms electing out of limits on business interest deductibility may depreciate multifamily buildings placed in service prior to 2018 over 30 years. H.R. 5313, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. S. 2984, Multifamily Depreciation Parity Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for certain residential rental property to be depreciated over a 30-year period, all provisions. Business Interest Deductibility Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense, issues pertaining to: (1) the interaction between the small business exception and the real estate trade or business election (as well as resulting impacts on the depreciation of multifamily buildings); and (2) the application of the REIT safe harbor to certain controlled partnerships. Opportunity Zones Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-120186-18, RIN 1545-BP04, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Note: This proposed rule, as well as proposed rule: Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-115420-18, RIN 1545-BP03, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds, became a final regulation on December 19, 2019: Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, TD 9889, RIN 1545-BP04, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced but support legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone substantial improvement purposes. H.R. 2593, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R. 4011, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require lead remediation for qualified opportunity zone property originally constructed before January 1, 1978. H.R. 5011, Opportunity Zone Accountability and Transparency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require reporting by qualified opportunity funds, all provisions. S. 1344, to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect data and issue a report on the opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 2787, Opportunity Zone Reporting and Reform Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require reporting for qualified opportunity funds, to make modifications to opportunity zones, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 2994, Improving and Reinstating the Monitoring, Prevention, Accountability, Certification, and Transparency Provisions of Opportunity Zones or the IMPACT Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require information reporting with respect to the qualified opportunity zone tax incentives enacted by the 2017 tax reform legislation, to require public reports related to such tax incentives, and for other purposes, all provisions. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Incentives for Housing Affordability and Infrastructure Development H.R. 3077, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1703, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365 (115th Congress), Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Requested that any infrastructure bill include tax incentives to: expand the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; enact the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit; reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes; repeal the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act; extend the IRC Section 45L New Energy Efficient Home Credit; and extend and modify the IRC Section 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction to facilitate investments in improving the utility performance of existing properties. Legislative proposal, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit certain contributions by governmental entities to be treated as contributions of capital and to exclude from gross income contributions of capital of a partnership. Energy H.R. 1865, Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (became Public Law 116-94), Division Q -- Revenue Provisions, Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2019, Section 129: Energy efficient homes credit and Section 131: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction. H.R. 4506, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. H.R. 4646, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. S. 2588, Home Energy Savings Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the credit for nonbusiness energy property, all provisions. S. 2595, New Home Energy Efficiency Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and update the new energy efficient home credit, all provisions. Draft legislation, Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now Act of 2019, or the GREEN Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to promote green energy, Section 303: Energy efficient commercial buildings deduction and Section 304: Extension, increase, and modifications of new energy efficient home credit. Draft legislation, Energy Efficient Qualified Improvement Property Act of 2019, or the E-QuIP Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow 10-year straight line depreciation for energy efficient qualified improvement property, and for other purposes, all provisions. Estate Tax Support making permanent the Estate Tax rules enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Tax Administration Letter to Treasury Department and IRS requesting a delay of the implementation of the 2019 Draft Form 1065 and Schedule K-1 by at least one year (until 2020) to allow for a full public review and comment process. Carried Interest H.R. 1735, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 781, Carried Interest Fairness Act of 2019, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-through entities, all provisions. S. 1639, Ending the Carried Interest Loophole Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services, and for other purposes, all provisions. Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) H.R. 2210, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions.

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H.R. 2474, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 1306, to amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes, all provisions. Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry Task Force on the United States Postal System and their report and proposal United States Postal Service: A Sustainable Path Forward Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System H.Res.33 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. All provisions. H.Res.78 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States postal facility network is an asset of significant value and the United States Postal Service should take appropriate measures to maintain, modernize and fully utilize the existing post office network for economic growth. All provisions. H.Res.23 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers. All provisions. H.R. 2158 - Easy Access to Mail Act - To amend title 39, United States Code, to establish rules and procedures for the United States Postal Service regarding the use of centralized delivery of the mail with respect to residential housing units, and for other purposes.

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final; 2015); recertification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update Legislation and Regulations related to housing affordability and rent control H.R. 2513/S.1978, Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 S. 1889, True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement Act (TITLE Act), To ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent the formation of corporations with hidden owners, stop the misuse of United States corporations by wrongdoers, and assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal and civil misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes, all provisions. The Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act Federal Laws Addressing Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism Community Reinvestment Act Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund FHFA Scorecard FHFA Enterprise Capital Standard

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National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (Personnel, Housing) Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing S. 703: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1792: Ensuring Safe Housing for Our Military Act H.R. 1403: Base Commander Housing Oversight Act S. 1229: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act H.R. 2384: Military Housing Oversight and Service Member Protection Act

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Housing Affordability Issues Balanced Housing Policy Issues Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Rent Control S. 3030, Eviction Crisis Act of 2019 S. 2486, Prevent Evictions Act of 2019 FR-6187-N-01 White House Council on Eliminating Regulatory Burdens to Affordable Housing; Request for Information; Department of Housing and Urban Development Docket ID HUD-2019-0092 (Federal Register Number 2019-25388). Housing, Affordability and Infrastructure Issues Infrastructure: Promoted policy that reinvests in the nations infrastructure and drives new investment in housing by reducing barriers to development and the cost of regulations. H.R. 4351 / S. 1919, Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY) Act H.R. 4307, Build More Housing Near Transit Act Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) HOME Draft legislation for S. 3347 (115th Congress), Housing, Opportunity, Mobility, and Equity Act of 2018 S. 787/ H.R. 1737, American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2019 H.R. 5187, Housing is Infrastructure Act of 2019, to facilitate the development of affordable housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. Housing Finance Reform Coalition letter to FHFA Acting Director Otting asking that FHFA continue making allocations to the Capital Magnet Fund and the National Housing Trust Fund in FY2019 and going forward. GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment General Housing Finance Reform and the Multifamily Industry Fair Housing Fair Housing Act and related HUD Rulemaking and Guidance - Disparate Impact, Accessibility, Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, Emotional Support Animals H.R. 5 and S 788, Equality Act, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system Draft legislation for S. 3612 (115th Congress), Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 H.R. 232, Landlord Accountability Act of 2019 Violence Against Woman H.R. 1585: Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Title Vi, Sec. 601 - 606, Title X, Sec. 1001, Sec. 1002, all housing related provisions. S. 2920, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 603, all housing related provisions. S. 2843, the Violence Against Women Act, Title VI, Sec. 601, all housing related provisions. General Rural Housing Issues Homelessness Issues  H.R. 1856/S. 2613, Ending Homelessness Act of 2019, all provisions Building Codes / Resiliency Housing Choice Voucher Programs Issues H.R. 2763, The Keeping Families Together Act of 2019, all provisions Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Programs H.R. 368/S. 2076, Fair Chance at Housing Act of 2019 General HUD Related Issues H.R. 3745, HUD Inspection Oversight Act of 2019 Proposals Reviewed by the House Financial Services Committee: Draft legislation - Lead Service Line Abatement Act Draft legislation - Tenant Empowerment Act Draft legislation - Ensuring Performance-Based Contract Administrators Actually Perform Act Draft legislation - Promoting Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency Act H.R. 3703 Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019 Project-Based Voucher Programs Section 8 Source of Income Issues HUD Regulatory Reform Issues Miscellaneous HUD Regulatory Issues Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Labor National Standards for Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) Fair Market Rent (FMRs) & Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) FY 2019 FY 2020 House and Senate Budget/Appropriations -Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies -Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act -Department of Defense Appropriations  -Agriculture, Rural Housing Service (RHS) -Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies -HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program  -Funding for the U.S. Census Bureau- Census/American Community Survey -Community Development Block Grant Implementation of H.R. 3700 (114th Congress), Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. FCC review of wiring access issues. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83 FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making: Updating the Commissions Rule for Over-the-Air Reception Devices (WT Docket No. 19-71) FCC Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Declaratory Ruling: Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments (GN Docket No. 17-142)

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Federal policies surrounding music copyright law and licensing. Consent decrees governing the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) as they relate to music licensing in apartment communities. Pub.L. 115-264, The Music Modernization Act. Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry.

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Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and data privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other areas of risk faced by multifamily firms. S. 583 - DATA Privacy Act S. 1214 - Privacy Bill of Rights Act H.R. 2013 - To require the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations related to sensitive personal information and for other purposes. S. 2968 - Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act

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Building Codes / Resiliency Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 subpart E)

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Building Codes: Building Energy Performance and Efficiency / Resiliency Residential non-weatherized gas furnace rule (10 CFR 430) Fiscal year 2020 appropriations for the Department of Energy EPA Energy Star Program H.R. 2741: Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act S.2137, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act H.R. 3586, the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Reauthorization and Reform Immigration reforms related to multifamily industry labor shortages E-verify as it relates to Immigration reform H2-B Worker Program

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
DONNELLY, KEVIN
RATLIFF, KIMBLE

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
IFM Global Infrastructure Fund
Country :
CAYMAN ISLANDS
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

ENERGY/NUCLEAR CLEAN AIR AND WATER (QUALITY) POSTAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS INSURANCE COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK IMMIGRATION FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES HOUSING ENVIRONMENT/SUPERFUND HOMELAND SECURITY TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE

Energy Star Program Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act of 2017 HR 2361 Residential Non-Weatherized Gas Furnace Rule (10 CFR 430)

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Rule to define scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (final (2015); re-certification of pre-existing rule; proposed revised definition)

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Federal policies affecting mail and parcel delivery service to multifamily housing communities. U.S. Postal Service reform issues impacting the multifamily housing industry FY 2018 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations--provisions relating to United States Postal Service H.R. 756, Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, all provisions H.R. 760, Postal Service Financial Improvement Act of 2017, all provisions H.Res. 15, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service, all provisions H.Res. 28, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers, all provisions H.Res. 31, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to restore service standards in effect as of July 1, 2012, all provisions S.2629 - Postal Service Reform Act of 2018 H.R. 6076, Postal Reform Act of 2018, all provisions H.R. 6282, Stop Postal Closures Act, all provisions Executive Order 13829, which established the Task Force on the United States Postal System United States Postal System: A Sustainable Path Forward, United States Postal System Report from the Task Force on the United States Postal System

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Federal policies impacting availability and reliability of voice, video and data services to multifamily housing communities, including but not limited to inside wiring, broadband and cellular services. Federal policies surrounding FCC rulemaking Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet/Network Neutrality. FCC review of wiring access issues. H.R. 2666/S.2283 The No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act H.R. 1888, Federal Spectrum Incentive Act S. 228/HR 288, Small Business Broadband Deployment Act S. 19, MOBILE Now Act H.R.1625 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 H.R. 5447/S.2823, the Music Modernization Act. Improving Competitive Broadband Access to Multiple Tenant Environments, GN Docket No. 17-142 Petition of the Multifamily Broadband Council, GN No. 17-91 Accelerating Broadband Deployment, GN Docket No. 17-83

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Public policies affecting risk management for flood, terrorism, disaster, cyber, and other lines of insurance utilized by multifamily firms. National Flood Insurance Program policies, guidance, and requirements affecting existing and future multifamily and single family properties. Public Law No: 113-89, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 Public Law No. 112-141, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 Reauthorization and reform of the National Flood Insurance Program S. 563/H.R. 1422, the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act S. 1445/H.R. 1558, the Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act H.R. 2246, the Taxpayer Exposure Mitigation Act of 2017 H.R. 2565, a bill to require the use of replacement cost value in determining the premium rates for flood insurance coverage under the National Flood Insurance Act, and for other purposes. H.R. 2868, the National Flood Insurance Program Policyholder Protection Act of 2017 H.R. 2875, the National Flood Insurance Program Administrative Reform Act of 2017 H.R. 2874, The 21st Century Flood Reform Act H.R. 1423, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2017 H.R. 1929, Empowering Homeowners to Mitigate Flood Damage Act of 2017 S. 1368, The Sustainable, Affordable, Fair, and Efficient (SAFE) National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 S. 1313, Flood Insurance Affordability and Sustainability Act of 2017 S. 1571, National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 H.R. 601, Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 S.3042/H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 FY 2019 Budget/Appropriations for NFIP/FEMA in House and Senate S. 3628, National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act OCC/FDIC, et al: Status of Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards-Private Flood Insurance House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies

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Federal policies on patent enforcement and litigation impacting the multifamily housing industry.

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Issues related to comprehensive immigration reform as they pertain to the multifamily industry. Issues related to worker eligibility and visa programs; E-Verify Program, H2-B Temporary Non-Agricultural Worker Program, EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, and proposals for new temporary worker program. H.R. 1147, the Legal Workforce Act H.R. 2028, Continuing Resolution funding federal programs and services until April 28, 2017 Bill Number TBD, Re-authorization of EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment Public Proposals for the Future of the Housing Finance System H.R.1491, Partnership to Strengthen Homeownership Act of 2015 H.R. 2767 Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act, all provisions, from the 113th Congress. The Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act of 2018 Community Reinvestment Act Rules High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) legislative proposals H.R. 2148, Clarifying High Volatility Commercial Real Estate Loans FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA: Housing Goals for 2018 - 2020 Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs (CHOICE) Act Dodd-Frank Reform HMDA joint industry letter to CFPB S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act - High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) proposals H.R. 435, The Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2017 S. 3040, the Credit Access and Inclusion Act Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Reforming the Community Reinvestment Act Regulatory Framework, Docket ID OCC-2018-0008 Federal Housing Finance Agency, Enterprise Capital Requirements, RIN 2590-AA95 FHA-FFB Risk Sharing Pilot Program

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Balanced Housing Policy Section 8 Reform Project -Based Voucher Programs Federal Affordable Housing Programs Federal Affordable Housing Energy Savings Programs Fair Housing/Disparate Impact H.R. 1447 - Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2017 Rural Housing Issues HUD Final Rule: Implementation of the Fair Housing Acts Discrimination Effects Voucher Program Rental Assistance Demonstration Program FHA Multifamily Programs Rural Housing Issues: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Housing Rental Assistance Agreements related to the funding. HUD: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing HUD: Fair Market Rents and Small Area Fair Market Rents HUD: Guidance for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Owners of Federally-Assisted HUD: Federal Housing Administration (FHA) multifamily mortgage insurance rates in order to spur the financing of affordable housing and energy-efficient apartments. HUD: Median zip code rents HUD: Limited English Proficiency HUD: FHA Energy Bench Marking Regulation HUD: Flood Risk Management Standard Proposals to expand the availability of affordable and workforce housing Reviewed proposals for the sharing economy Davis Bacon Reform as related to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on the Department of Labor Trump Administration Regulatory Freeze Proposals H.R. 482, the Local Zoning Decisions Protection Act of 2017, all provisions S. 160, the HUD Inspection Process and Enforcement Reform Act of 2017, all provisions S. 73, the Housing Accountability Act of 2017, all provisions H.R. 26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 201, H.R. 5, The Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 GSE Reform: Proposals to ensure liquidity in multifamily mortgage market in a post Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac environment The Bipartisan Housing Finance Reform Act of 2018 Financial Creating Hope and Opportunity for Investors, Consumers and Entrepreneurs (CHOICE) Act Dodd-Frank Reform Community Reinvestment Act Rules High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) legislative proposals Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) FHFA: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Quarterly Market Update Military Housing Privatization Initiative / Basic Allowance for Housing H.R.5177 - National Mitigation Investment Act H.R. 4694/S.1845 - Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act of 2017 Budget/Appropriations - Budget and Appropriations interests include: Commerce, Just, Science and Related Agencies Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act Appropriations Department of Defense Appropriations Agriculture Appropriations bill, Rural Housing Service (RHS), Housing issues Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funding as it relates to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program U.S. Census Bureau-Census/American Community Survey U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics-data on labor, employment, American productivity statistics and information on economy and workforce funding H.R. 620 - ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 H.R. 1493 - ADA Lawsuit Clarification Act of 2017 Building Codes and Resiliency Land Use/Infrastructure Issues related to policy and funding for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Testified House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, Sustainable Housing Finance: Private Sector Perspectives on Housing Finance Reform, Part II S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act H.R. 4258, The Family Self Sufficiency Act. H.R. 202, the Landlord Accountability Act DRAFT SOLICITATION # 86546A18R00001, Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contract National Support Services (HAPNSS) S.2230 - Help End Abusive Living Situations Act Docket No. FR-6070-N-01 Notice for Suspension of Small Area Fair Market Rent (Small Area FMR) Designations; Solicitation of Comment HUD: Guidance on Recent Changes in Fair Market Rent (FMR), Payment Standard, and Rent Reasonableness Requirements in the Housing Choice Voucher Program H.R. 4258 - Family Self-Sufficiency Act, as amended H.R. 4279 - Expanding Investment Opportunities Act HUD: Proposals with regard to work requirements for assisted housing S. 1845, Lead Safe Housing for Kids Act Durbin-Scott-Menendez-Young-Duckworth-Donnelly). S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. Sections dealing with: Restoration of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009, the Family Self Sufficiency Act and High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) proposals H.R.5352 - Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2018 DRAFT legislation related to Section 8 Pass Through Leases S. 3612, Fair Housing Improvement Act, to amend the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination based on source of income or veteran status, all provisions.

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Toxic Substances Control Act sections 401-403 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (40 CFR 745 Subpart E) Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U.S.C. 300g-1) Lead and Copper rule (40 CFR Part 141 Subpart I) Requirements for Notification, Evaluation and Reduction of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Federally Owned Residential Property and Housing Receiving Federal Assistance: Response to Elevated Blood Lead Levels (24 CFR Part 35) H.R.6147 - Interior, Environment, Financial Services and General Government, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2019

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Federal policies affecting data security, breach notification and privacy policies affecting owners, developers, managers and suppliers of the multifamily industry. H.R. 3806, The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act of 2017 S. 2179, the Data Security and Breach Notification Act H.R. 4081, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2017 H.R. 4187, Secure and Protect Americans' Data Act Draft bill-Data Acquisition and Technology Accountability and Security Act S. 2289, Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act of 2018 H.R. 6743, Consumer Information Notification Requirement Act S. 3744, Data Care Act of 2018

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Tax Reform Implementation, Technical Corrections, and Extension of Expiring Provisions Implementation of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017 Tax Reform Act, Public Law 115-97) with respect to Deduction for Qualified Business Income of Pass-Thru Entities, Applicable Recovery Period for Real Property, Limitation on Deduction for Interest, Like-Kind Exchanges of Real Property, and Opportunity Zones. Asked Congress to enact technical correction or Treasury / Internal Revenue Service to issue guidance clarifying a 30-year depreciation period applies to multifamily properties placed in service prior to 2018 owned by firms electing out of interest deductibility limits. H.R. 88, House Amendment to H.R. 88, Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act 2018 and the Taxpayer First Act of 2018. Division A -- Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018: Title V: Certain Tax Technical Corrections and Clarifications: Section 501(a). Amendments Relating to Section 11011 (clarifies treatment of REIT dividends held by mutual funds for purposes of 20 percent qualified income deduction), Section 502: Clarification of Treatment of Veterans as Specified Group for Purposes of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Section 503: Clarification of General Public Use Requirement for Qualified Residential Rental Projects. House Rules Committee Print 115-85, House Amendment to H.R. 88, Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act 2018 and the Taxpayer First Act of 2018. Division A -- Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018: Title I: Extension of Expiring Provisions, Subtitle C -- Extensions for 2018: Section 128: Energy Efficient Homes Credit and Section 131: Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction. Title V: Certain Tax Technical Corrections and Clarifications: Section 501(a). Amendments Relating to Section 11011 (clarifies treatment of REIT dividends held by mutual funds for purposes of 20 percent qualified income deduction), Section 502: Clarification of Treatment of Veterans as Specified Group for Purposes of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Section 503: Clarification of General Public Use Requirement for Qualified Residential Rental Projects. Also asked Congress to include a technical correction clarifying a 30-year depreciation period applies to multifamily properties placed in service prior to 2018 owned by firms electing out of interest deductibility limits. House Rules Committee Print 115-86, House Amendment to H.R. 88, Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act 2018 and the Taxpayer First Act of 2018. Division A -- Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018: Title IV: Certain Tax Technical Corrections and Clarifications: Section 401(a). Amendments Relating to Section 11011 (clarifies treatment of REIT dividends held by mutual funds for purposes of 20 percent qualified income deduction), Section 402: Clarification of Treatment of Veterans as Specified Group for Purposes of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Section 403: Clarification of General Public Use Requirement for Qualified Residential Rental Projects. Also asked Congress to include a technical correction clarifying a 30-year depreciation period applies to multifamily properties placed in service prior to 2018 owned by firms electing out of interest deductibility limits. Supported extension of Credit for Energy-Efficient New Homes (IRC Section 45L). We also favored extending and improving the Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction (IRC Section 179D) by establishing a sliding scale of energy improvements, which would help spur investment in energy efficient improvements in older buildings. Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-107892-18, RIN 1545-BO71, Qualified Business Income Deduction. Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-115240-18, RIN 1545-BP03, Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds. Opportunity Zones: No bill introduced, but we support a legislative change to reduce the basis increase necessary to qualify a multifamily rehabilitation project for Opportunity Zone purposes. Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service, 26 CFR Part 1, REG-106089-18, RIN 1545-BO73, Limitation on Deduction for Business Interest Expense. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit, and Housing Production Tax Incentives H.R. 1661, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing tax credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 548, Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes, all provisions. S. 3365, Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018, to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes, all provisions. H.R., 3670, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for rent paid on the personal residence of the taxpayer, all provisions. S. 3250, Rent Relief Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for rent paid on the personal residence of the taxpayer, all provisions. Discussions with Congressional staff regarding expanding LIHTC to serve extremely low-income households. No specific bill, but studied legislative proposals regarding Qualified Contracts under Low-Income Housing Tax Credit FIRPTA H.R. 6726, Invest in America Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain provisions applicable to foreign investment in United States real property, all provisions.

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National Labor Relations Board, 29 CFR Chapter 1, RIN 3142-AA13, The Standard for Determining Joint-Employer Status Monitored House and Senate Dear Colleague Letters to Labor Secretary Acosta asking for rulemaking on joint employer standard under the Fair Labor Standards Act Contacted HUD and DOL requesting exclusion of the application of Davis Bacon wage determination for rehab and RAD projects. House(s) of Congress and Federal agencies Check if None Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Department of Labor (DOL)

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Lobbyists:

CINO, PAULA
BLACKWELL, LISA
LEE, EILEEN
BERGER, MATTHEW
CHETTI, CYNTHIA
RATLIFF, KIMBLE
DONNELLY, KEVIN

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Next Alt S.a.r.l
Country :
LUXEMBORG
Contribution :
$0



Money Spent:

Amount Client Government Entities

$1,550,000

Jul 22, 2019

SECOND QUARTER REPORT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$1,550,000

Jan 21, 2020

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$1,440,000

Apr 20, 2020

FIRST QUARTER AMENDMENT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$1,440,000

Apr 19, 2020

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$1,160,000

Apr 22, 2019

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$1,080,000

Oct 21, 2019

THIRD QUARTER AMENDMENT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$1,080,000

Oct 18, 2019

THIRD QUARTER REPORT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$1,050,000

Feb 19, 2020

FOURTH QUARTER AMENDMENT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)

$767,644

Jan 18, 2019

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

NATIONAL MULTIFAMILY HOUSING COUNCIL INC

Homeland Security, Dept of (DHS)
Natl Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Army, Dept of (Corps of Engineers)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Reserve System
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
SENATE
Energy, Dept of
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Treasury, Dept of
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Housing & Urban Development, Dept of (HUD)