December 2022

From the Executive Director

As we reflect on an incredible year for affordable housing, we want to take a moment to celebrate the housing champions who made it possible: our members, our sponsors, our partners, and our housing leaders across the state.

Thank you for all you do for Nevadans. We look forward to continuing the momentum in 2023.

May your holiday season be merry and bright.


Upcoming Events

2023 Lunch & Learn RegistRation

4th Wednesday of Every Month

12:00-12:45pm via Zoom

Register now for our 2023 virtual Lunch & Learn series. Each month we bring together our industry partners to share relevant and engaging topics with you that advance and promote affordable housing. Grab your lunch and listen in as experts from Nevada and across the country share their experiences, best practices and lessons learned.

Upcoming Tentative Topics

January 25th
Winning Projects: An Affordable Housing Project Showcase of Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Grantees

February 22nd
Nevada Housing Policy Update: The 2023 Session

March 22nd
Nevada Annual Housing Progress Report Presentation

Rapid Rehousing Open House Even

Thursday, January 5th
11:00am – 4:00pm
Pearson Community Center – 1625 W Carey Ave., North Las Vegas 89032

Looking for housing? Clark County is hosting its First Annual Landlord Open House Event. Attendees will have the chance to window shop multiple communities and speak with property managers. Applications will be available. It is suggested to bring printed copies of proof of income and/or a letter of support from your case manager along with printed copies of identification. For additional information, contact


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Upcoming Events

Affordable Housing Development Training

Developing Affordable Housing in Nevada: A Workshop

Tuesday, January 31st  |  10:00am – 4:00pm  |  Reno  |  $10
Thursday, February 2nd  |  10:00am – 4:00pm  |  Las Vegas  |  $10

In this workshop led by Enterprise Community Partners, you will learn from in-depth project case studies focused on rental acquisition and new development. Through these projects, we will learn more about development as a whole and talk through financing options, maximizing affordability, and project phasing. This session will also feature conversations with Nevada leaders on statewide, regional, and local resources that are available for affordable housing and on affordable housing development and access immediate feedback and action planning specific to projects you are pursuing.

Federal Update

Final FY23 Spending Bill Secures Increased Funding

Congress has released a final fiscal year 2023 omnibus spending bill which includes significant funding for HUD’s housing and homelessness program. The $61.8 billion in funds will renew all existing contracts provided through Housing Choice Vouchers and Project-Based Rental Assistance as well as expanding rental assistance vouchers to an additional 12,000 households targeted to those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. To read a full analysis by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), including other programs to be funded, click here

Partner Update

Clark County HOME Investment Partnerships Program & Account for Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AAHTF) FY 2023

Clark County is pleased to announce that an application for FY 2023-2024 HOME/AAHTF is now available. Click here to access the application and find detailed guidance about this competitive funding source. Funding applications may be submitted by nonprofit organizations and for-profit developers for developing affordable rental housing in Clark County.

The HOME Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. AAHTF funds are available to the Clark County (Urban County) HOME Consortium through the State of Nevada. AAHTF and HOME funds received by the Consortium may be used by qualified organizations for affordable housing projects that serve low-income residents who live in Clark County.

Applicants wishing to receive technical assistance on the HOME application process should contact to schedule an appointment.

A pre-application was required as part of the HOME application process. The deadline for the application was Monday, December 12th. The deadline for submitted the completed General Application is Monday, January 2, 2023 at 5:00pm PST.


Member Moments

Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI) Closes on Affordable Housing Project

Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI) recently closed on its Vista del Sol Apartments project. This 70-unit space will provide safe housing along with programmatic social support for qualified seniors and non-elderly residents with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Fourteen units will be set aside for adults with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. The remaining units will target individuals at or below 40-50% of AMI, including 17 units that are fully accessible.

Common areas will include a dining room, library/lounge, computer lab, laundry on all floors, and an exercise room. Outdoor spaces will include patio and sitting areas with barbeque and picnic areas, walking paths, and a recreational area with shuffleboard court and dog park. The building will be energy efficient including heating, cooling, and appliances.

ASI will partner with, and provide on-site office space, to local service agencies to provide resources, referrals, and services to residents in order to assist them with remaining financially and physically self-sufficient. Vista del Sol Apartments will meet a growing need for barrier-free and affordable housing for seniors and those living with a disability in the Las Vegas Valley. 

Cathexes Architecture

Nonprofit & Government
Nevada Women in Trades

William Macauley
Noraen Saldivar
Julia Thompson


Lincoln Avenue Capital
Pinyon Public Affairs

Nonprofit & Government
Community Foundation of Northern Nevada
Southern Nevada Home Builders Association

Christine Hess

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