HUD: Bus Tour Arrives in Riverside for Faith and Public-Private Partnerships Discussion

Grove Church visit part of nationwide “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited Riverside, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour.” Secretary Carson participated in a roundtable discussion about affordable housing and toured […]

HUD: Affordable Housing Bus Tour Arrives in San Diego

Visit is part of the nationwide “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour”  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited San Diego, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America” Bus Tour. Secretary Carson met with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer to discuss […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2020 CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Application Workshop Registration Now Open

In anticipation of the fiscal year (FY) 2020 round of the CDFI Bond Guarantee Program, which is expected to launch early this spring, the CDFI Fund is conducting one (1) two-day workshop for potential applicants on the Qualified Issuer and Guarantee Application requirements. This workshop will cover the basics of […]

ABA: Foundation Launches Social Media Contest for Lights, Camera, Save! Finalists

Cast your vote for ‘Savers’ Choice’ by Feb.19 The American Bankers Association Foundation is hosting a social media contest to allow viewers nationwide to vote for their favorite Lights, Camera, Save! video entry. Lights, Camera, Save! is an annual video contest that encourages teen participants to produce a short film […]

HUD: Trump Administration Proposes 2021 HUD Budget

Budget preserves rental subsidies; increases homeless assistance and healthy housing President Trump today announced the release of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget, “A Budget for America’s Future.” The FY21 budget seeks to provide the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with $47.9 billion in funding to assist the fight to […]

HUD: Funds Awarded to Build 1,100 Homes for Low-Income Seniors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $51 million in housing assistance to non-profit organizations across the country to finance more affordable housing construction, provide rental assistance, and facilitate supportive services delivery for very low-income seniors. “Expanding affordable housing opportunities is a priority, especially […]

HUD: Opportunity and Revitalization Council Report Issued

During the North Carolina “Opportunity Now” Summit, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson issued a report to the President on behalf of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council (“Council”), of which Secretary Carson is the Chair. This report includes 180 action items that have already […]

SBA: Funding Opportunity Announced through the State Trade Expansion Program

Grant provides opportunities for small businesses to take their businesses global The U.S. Small Business Administration announces the opening of the submission period for a funding opportunity through the State Trade Expansion Program. The purpose of the grant opportunity is to invite proposals for funding from eligible state entities interested in, and capable […]

FEMA: Nine More Puerto Rico Municipalities Eligible for Individual Assistance

Nine more municipalities that were affected by the earthquakes that began Dec. 28, 2019, in southwest Puerto Rico have been designated as eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance program. At the request of the Government of Puerto Rico, FEMA extended eligibility for Individual Assistance to Arecibo, Ciales, Hormigueros, Juana Díaz, Las Marías, Mayagüez, Morovis, Orocovis and Sabana Grande under the […]

HUD: Additional $260,000 Announced to Public Housing Authorities to Assist Young People Aging Out of Foster Care

Today, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced an additional $258,606 in funding for HUD’s new Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative. Seven housing authorities will receive this funding, continuing HUD’s efforts to assist young adults transitioning out of foster care and who are at risk of homelessness. […]