ABA: Banks Encouraged to Submit Nominations for Annual ABA Foundation Community Commitment Awards

The ABA Foundation is seeking submissions for its ninth annual Community Commitment Awards. The awards, one of the industry’s highest honors for extraordinary bank commitment to communities, recognizes innovative, high-impact programs that improve the quality of life for customers and communities banks serve. The entry period ends July 1. “Over the […]

HUD: Access to Opportunity for 10,000 Families Increased through New $50 Million Housing Mobility Demonstration

HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge on Thursday announced awards to nine lead public housing authorities (PHAs) that will participate in HUD’s new Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mobility Demonstration, which will receive $45.7 million in total funding. Through this Demonstration, PHAs will provide over 10,000 families with children better access to […]

HUD: Winners of 2021 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition Announced

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a graduate student team with members from Pratt Institute and New York University as the winners of HUD’s eighth annual Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. For the 2021 competition, HUD partnered with Fresno Housing in Fresno County, […]

HUD: $1.5 Million Awarded to Improve the Main Street in Three Communities

Kit Carson, Colorado, El Cerrito, California, and Stayton, Oregon to each receive a $500,000 grant to expand redevelopment efforts The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $1.5 million to help build affordable housing in Colorado, California, and Oregon. Kit Carson, Colorado will receive a $500,000 grant […]

HUD: Secretary Fudge and Others Discuss American Rescue Plan Homelessness Assistance Allocations

Secretary Fudge: “The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored just how important it is for every person to have access to safe and stable housing.”  Today, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge, along with Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, held a […]

HUD: Secretaries of HUD & VA Issue Joint Statement on Ending Veteran Homelessness

From HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge and VA Secretary Denis McDonough The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress found that on a single night in January 2020, there were 37,252 Veterans experiencing homelessness in America, an increase of 0.4% over 2019. This number […]

HUD: More Than $90 Million for Affordable Housing Awarded in Tribal Communities

24 Tribes receive funds that will support the construction of approximately 350 new housing units The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced over $90 million in grant awards to 24 Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) across the country to support new housing construction, housing rehabilitation, […]

HUD: $5 Billion Announced to Increase Affordable Housing to Address Homelessness

Secretary Fudge: “With this strong funding, communities across the country will have the resources needed to get people housed and keep people home” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the allocation of nearly $5 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to help […]

HUD: Nearly $700 Million Allocated for Affordable Housing

Historic allocation through Housing Trust Fund will help states produce more affordable housing for extremely low- and very low-income households The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tuesday announced the allocation of $689,565,492.92 through the nation’s Housing Trust Fund (HTF) for affordable housing. The Housing Trust Fund […]

HUD: Commemorating National Fair Housing Month 2021

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today kicked off Fair Housing Month 2021. This year’s Fair Housing Month theme, Fair Housing: More Than Just Words, reflects the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to advancing equity in housing and the importance of increasing public awareness of everyone’s right to fair housing. […]