HUD: $47 Million in Housing Counseling Grants Awarded

Funding intended to help families find and keep their homes The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $47 million in housing counseling grants to help approximately 1 million households find housing, make more informed housing choices, or keep their current homes. See list of all counseling […]

ABA: Foundation Honors Six Banks with Community Commitment Awards

Categories range from affordable housing to economic inclusion The American Bankers Association Foundation today announced it will honor six banks with a Community Commitment Award, which is provided to institutions that have demonstrated leadership in the area of corporate social responsibility. The ABA Foundation will recognize these banks’ efforts in […]

CFPB: Opportunity for Organizations that Serve Economically Vulnerable Populations to Receive Support

For the past four years, the Bureau’s Office of Community Affairs (formerly the Office of Financial Empowerment) has supported organizations committed to helping people manage their money and work toward their goals using a suite of financial empowerment tools called Your Money, Your Goals. If your organization serves economically vulnerable […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Kicks Off Envision Center Demonstration in Detroit

Centralized hubs to help HUD-assisted households become self-sufficient U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson traveled to his hometown of Detroit today to announce the first round of ‘EnVision Center’ designations in 17 communities around the nation.  One of Secretary Carson’s signature initiatives, EnVision Centers will offer HUD-assisted […]