HUD: Over $74 Million in Grants Awarded to Support Affordable Rental Housing for Extremely Low-Income Persons with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced the award of over $74 million in grants to 12 state housing finance agencies to support affordable rental housing for extremely low-income persons with disabilities. The awards will support up to five years of rental assistance for approximately 2,400 units […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Meets with Foster Youth to Independence Voucher Recipients in Ohio

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today visited with recipients of HUD’s Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative and held a roundtable with local leaders to discuss the program, which is in its first year. Secretary Ben Carson meets with Foster Youth to Independence voucher recipients in […]

HUD: Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Announced

New pilot program aims to break generational cycles of poverty  Today Secretary Ben Carson announced HUD’s new “Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration,” which aims to measure the impact of housing choice upon the economic condition of low-income families. Secretary Carson made the announcement at a news conference alongside Senator Todd […]

HUD: Nearly $1 Million in CARES Act Funding Awarded to 19 State and Local Fair Housing Organizations

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it is awarding $962,160 in funding to HUD Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies in New York, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, California, Texas, Indiana, Florida, Nebraska, Hawaii, South Carolina, Maryland, Michigan, Connecticut, and New Jersey to support activities […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Announces New Foster Youth Housing Vouchers for Nine States

23 Vouchers Awarded to 9 States U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced nearly $200,000 in the most recent round of grants for HUD’s Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative. Nine housing authorities will receive this funding continuing HUD’s efforts to assist young adults […]

HUD: More than $35 Million Awarded to 31 Local HIV/AIDS Housing Programs

Funding offers stable housing for individuals and families at risk of homelessness The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced more than $35.8 million to assist more than 2,856 low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families over a three-year period. The funding announced today is offered […]

HUD: Celebrating National Homeownership Month 2020

President Trump issues Proclamation establishing June as National Homeownership Month  This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) marks the beginning of Homeownership Month 2020 – a time of year when HUD, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and others recognize the importance of homeownership and its impact […]

Federal Reserve: Announcing the Puerto Rico Nonprofit Leadership Development Initiative

The Puerto Rico Nonprofit Capacity Building Network, a collaboration among Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise), NeighborWorks America (NeighborWorks) and Fundación Comunitaria de Puerto Rico (FCPR), today announced the six Puerto Rico nonprofits selected for the inaugural cohort of the Puerto Rico Leadership Development Initiative. The six nonprofits, representing all major regions across the island, will each receive a $35,000 grant, technical assistance, […]