HUD: University of Maryland Wins HUD’s Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the University of Maryland, College Park as the winner of its 2018 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. A team of graduate students received top honors for their project, Beacon Crossing—a plan for public housing in […]

CDFI Fund: First-Time CDFI Fund Grant Applicants Should Register with SAM.gov ASAP

Process for registering new entities may increase application time Are you interested in applying for an upcoming Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) program round, but you haven’t registered in the General Services Administration (GSA) System for Award Management (SAM) yet? Please pay close attention to the following information: […]

FDIC: Guidance to Help Financial Institutions and Facilitate Recovery in Areas of American Samoa Affected by Tropical Storm Gita

Summary: The FDIC has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of American Samoa affected by Tropical Storm Gita. Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Total Assets under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-supervised financial […]