HUD: $2.8 Billion in Annual Funding Announced to Help People Experiencing Homelessness

To help individuals and families experiencing homelessness move into permanent housing, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced $2.8 billion in Continuum of Care (CoC) Competition Awards for thousands of local homeless service and housing programs across the United States. The awards, previewed by HUD Secretary […]

FEMA: $350 Million Awarded for Humanitarian Assistance Through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program

Today, the Department of Homeland Security, through FEMA, announced it will publish a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $350 million under the humanitarian portion of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP-H) to help local communities around the country better manage the costs of noncitizen arrivals in their communities. […]

HUD: $5.6 Billion Awarded in Annual Grants for Affordable Housing, Community Development and Homeless Assistance

Funding will go to 1,200 communities through 2,400 grants to support the needs of families and individuals The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced $5.6 billion in funding will go to 1,200 communities through more than 2,400 grants to States, urban counties, insular areas, DC, Puerto […]

FHFA: Public Comment Period Announced for Federal Home Loan Bank Members’ Community Support Performance

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that the Agency will review all applicable Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) members in 2023 under FHFA’s community support program (CSP) regulation. FHFA is issuing a Federal Register Notice inviting the public to comment on the community support performance of individual members […]

HUD: Updated Guidance Issued to Enhance Use of Supportive Services Programs at Properties for Low-Income Seniors

Guidance for owners of properties participating in HUD’s Multifamily Section 202 Project Rental Assistance Contract program reinforces use of supportive services funds to help seniors live independently New HUD 202 service portal launched for ordering free COVID-19 Antigen tests The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of […]

HUD: New Resources Announced for Advancing Housing Protections for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking

New Website, Technical Assistance and Enforcement Guidance Strengthen Protections for Survivors Applying for and Living in HUD-Assisted Properties Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced new resources to advance housing protections for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking under the Violence Against […]

Census Bureau: AmeriCorps Civic Engagement and Volunteering Supplement Released

The U.S. Census Bureau and AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, announced the release of the 2021 Current Population Survey (CPS), Civic Engagement and Volunteering (CEV) Supplement Microdata File. It is the most robust longitudinal survey about volunteerism and other forms of civic engagement in the United States. The […]

HUD: $5.5 Million in Funding Opportunity Announced for Hispanic Serving Institutions

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $5.5 million for Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) to establish research Centers of Excellence (COEs) to conduct housing and community development research. This funding opportunity will help strengthen capacity and invest in innovative and actionable research to address […]

CDFI Fund: FY 2023 Capital Magnet Fund Funding Round Opens

Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) opened the fiscal year (FY) 2023 funding round for the Capital Magnet Fund. Through the Capital Magnet Fund, the CDFI Fund competitively awards funds to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and qualified non-profit housing organizations. These […]