HUD: Over $500,000 in CARES Act Funds Awarded to 15 State and Local Fair Housing Organizations

The Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced over half a million dollars in additional funding to HUD Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies in 12 states to support activities related to COVID-19. These awards are part of $1.5 million in Partnership and Special Enforcement Effort funds provided through […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Victims of Oregon Wildfires

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced federal disaster assistance for the State of Oregon to provide support to homeowners and low-income renters displaced from their homes in areas affected by wildfires and straight-line winds. On September 15th, President Trump […]

Census Bureau: 2019 American Housing Survey Data Now Available

Today the U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development released new housing data from the 2019 American Housing Survey (AHS) through the AHS Table Creator. The interactive data tool allows users to create custom tables of housing and demographic estimates for the nation, nine states and 25 metropolitan areas. The […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Announces Expansion of HUD’s “Moving to Work” Demonstration

Department invites 100 additional Housing Authorities to join the program over next two years During his remarks at the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association’s (PHADA) 2020 Legislative Conference, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced that the Department is expanding its Moving to Work (MTW) […]

HUD: Nearly $2 Billion Awarded in CARES Act Relief Funds Focusing on Communities with Higher Risk of Eviction

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced the allocation of the remaining $1.988 billion in CARES Act funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The allocation focuses funds towards places with households facing higher risk of eviction. To date, HUD has provided nearly $5 […]

HUD: Flexibilities Provided for Emergency Solutions Grants Program CARES Act Funds

Department working with states and local units of governments to aid vulnerable populations amid outbreak United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today provided the additional requirements and flexibilities for the $3.96 billion provided to states and units of local government for the Emergency Solutions Grants Program […]

HUD: Localities Urged to Prevent Evictions by Using CARES Act Grant Funds

Rental assistance to prevent evictions is an allowable use of the $7 billion in HUD CARES Act funds Consistent with President Trump’s Executive Order “Fighting the Spread of COVID-19 by Providing Assistance to Renters and Homeowners”, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has reiterated the Trump Administration’s commitment […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Victims of Hurricane Laura

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced federal disaster assistance for the State of Louisiana to provide support to homeowners and low-income renters displaced from their homes in areas affected by Hurricane Laura. On August 28th, President Trump issued a major […]

HUD: Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity Joins the Fair Housing Assistance Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO) is joining the Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) as an Interim Certified agency. GCEO is a state-level fair housing enforcement agency and is the only organization of its type serving the state. HUD’s […]