Housing

HUD: Disaster Aid Offered to Texas Hurricane Victims

Federal aid supports state, tribal and local recovery for July 2024 Texas hurricane. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for the state of Texas and ordered Federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by hurricane Beryl beginning on…

HUD: Council on Foundations and HUD Announce Winners of 2024 Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (The Council) announced the winners of the 2024 Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships recognizes excellence in partnerships that have both transformed the relationship between the public and philanthropic sectors and led to measurable benefits…

HUD: $40 Million Made Available to Prevent Evictions and Prevent Homelessness

The funding will provide legal assistance at no cost to low-income tenants. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the availability of $40 million in grant funds for eligible non-profit or governmental entities to provide no cost legal assistance to low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction from their homes….

HUD: Over $30 Million Awarded to Connect Public Housing Residents to Employment and Education to Help Bridge the Wealth Gap

Awards will go to Public Housing Agencies and will help increase economic mobility to families across the country. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded over $30 million to 14 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) in 12 states to help families increase their earned income and improve their economic mobility through the…

HUD & FEMA: Agencies Partner to Enhance State Planning for Housing Recovery and to Build Resilience

Today, FEMA, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), published the Pre-Disaster Housing Planning Initiative Report to promote collaborative approaches to disaster housing recovery challenges and to bolster state planning for housing recovery before disasters occur. “I’ve traveled throughout the country to witness the aftermath of natural disasters and the devastating…

HUD: FHA Program Expanded to Help Homeowners Repair Homes

The newly updated Federal Housing Administration Program will assist families looking for affordable financing to repair, purchase, or rehabilitate single-family homes. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, through its Federal Housing Administration (FHA), published a newly updated set of policies for its 203(k) Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program. The changes announced today will modernize…

HUD: $1.5 Million in Funding Awarded to Help Families Find Housing in Neighborhoods with HUD Vouchers

Awards provide support to Public Housing Agencies in developing plans for families to maximize housing and neighborhood choice. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $1.5 million in Housing Mobility-Related Services Planning awards to 25 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) across 14 states. These funds enable PHAs to implement programs in their…

HUD: Disaster Aid Offered to Minnesota Storm and Flood Victims

Federal aid supports state, tribal and local recovery for June 2024 Minnesota storms and flooding. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for the state of Minnesota and ordered Federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms…

HUD: Tools Updated to Help Americans Buy Homes

New translations of single-family mortgage documents make mortgage information more accessible for non-English speaking borrowers Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through its Federal Housing Administration (FHA), is making available translated versions of 19 single family mortgage documents used in the servicing of FHA-insured mortgages. These documents will be available in…

HUD: Disaster Aid Offered to Iowa Storm and Flood Victims

Federal aid supports state, tribal and local recovery for June 2024 Iowa storms, flooding, and tornadoes. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for the state of Iowa and ordered federal assistance for state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe storms, flooding,…