OCC: Acting Comptroller Discusses Expanding Diversity and Inclusion, Minority Homeownership

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu today discussed the Office of the Comptroller of the Currrency’s efforts to reduce barriers to homeownership and promote financial inclusion in remarks at the Asian Real Estate Association of America Diversity and Fair Housing Summit. The Acting Comptroller highlighted the work of Project […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for New Mexico Disaster Survivors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance to State and local recovery efforts in the areas of New Mexico affected by wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on April 5, 2022, and continuing. On May 4, President Biden issued a major disaster declaration […]

HUD: New Civil Rights Guidance Issued on Marketing and Application Requirements for Subsidized Multifamily Properties

Guidance designed to inform inclusive marketing and application practices of multifamily housing The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) today released new guidance to reinforce requirements that HUD-subsidized multifamily housing’s marketing and application processes be designed to be inclusive of […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Massachusetts Disaster Survivors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance to supplement Commonwealth, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas of Massachusetts affected by the severe winter storm and snowstorm from January 28 to January 29, 2022. On April 18, President Biden issued a […]

HUD: Additional $3.3 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds Made Available to Fight Housing Discrimination Related to the Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Tuesday that it is making an additional $3,285,353 in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding available to help HUD’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) agencies combat housing discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations that qualify for the funding, which […]

HUD: National Fair Housing Month 2022 Commemorated

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) kicked off Fair Housing Month 2022. This year’s Fair Housing Month theme, Fair Housing: More Than Just Words, underscores the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment and progress toward advancing equity in housing and securing equal access to housing opportunities for all. “The Fair […]

HUD: PAVE Task Force Action Plan Unveiled with Wide-Ranging Set of Reforms to Advance Equity in Appraisals

Vice President Kamala Harris Announces Release of Plan During White House Event with Secretary Marcia L. Fudge, White House Domestic Policy Advisor Susan Rice, and Americans Impacted by Bias in the Appraisal Process FACT SHEET: PAVE Task Force Action Plan Key Findings WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Virginia Disaster Survivors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance to supplement Commonwealth, Tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas of Virginia affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm on January 2 to January 3, 2022. On March 11, President Biden issued a […]