HUD: Thirty Public Housing Agencies Join Expansion of the Moving to Work Demonstration Program

HUD Invites Agencies to Apply to The MTW Demonstration Program to Study Work Requirements And Landlord Incentives Today, HUD announced the first thirty public housing agencies to join a small group of innovative agencies as part of the Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration program. Additionally, HUD is also inviting agencies […]

HUD: Find Shelter Tool Introduced to Help Community Members Locate Service Providers and Local Resources

Online tool provides mapping and contact information for local food, shelter, clothing, and healthcare resources U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today introduced the Find Shelter tool, a new resource developed by the Department to help individuals and families in need to locate nearby resources. Specifically, […]

HUD: $10 Million in Capacity Building Grants for Rural America Announced

Grants help national non-profits build capacity to create affordable housing and stimulate community development in rural areas The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $10 million in capacity-building grants to five national non-profit organizations which will, in turn, fund rural housing development organizations, Community Development Corporations […]

HUD: Over $34 Million Awarded to Three Public Housing Agencies to Support Emergency Capital Needs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded over $34 million to three public housing agencies (PHA) to address emergencies that threaten residents’ health and safety, as well as to help secure their public housing properties against crime and drug-related activity. “Home hazards can manifest without warning,” […]

HUD: FHA Announces Updated Single Family Loan-Level Certification Form

Streamlined form capstones efforts to provide certainty for FHA Single Family program participants The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced the completion of its revised and streamlined loan-level certification form required from lenders when originating a single family mortgage intended for FHA insurance endorsement. The updated form eliminates unnecessarily dense language while […]

HUD: FHA Extends Options for Single Family Borrowers Financially Impacted by COVID-19

Extensions ensure borrowers can continue to seek assistance and avoid eviction and foreclosure while maintaining temporary policy flexibilities for lenders and servicers Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced it is extending the foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single family FHA-insured mortgages for an additional two months, through February 28, 2021. The […]

HUD: Opportunity Zone Radio Tour Kicks Off to Commemorate Three Years of Revitalizations in Forgotten Communities

Task Force members to join Secretary Carson in Radio Tour commemorating three years of revitalization success White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Chairman and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced a nationwide radio tour to mark the three-year anniversary of the enactment of […]

HUD: $78 Million Awarded to Help Families Reach Self-Sufficiency

Federal funding to support education and employment among HUD-assisted families Today, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson awarded approximately $78 million to hundreds of public housing authorities across the country to help residents of public housing and voucher-assisted housing increase their earned income and reduce their dependency […]

HUD: FHA Achieves Full FHA Catalyst Digitial Claim Submission Capabilities for Single Family Forward Mortgages

Latest FHA Catalyst: Claims Module expansion eliminates paper submission processes for all forward mortgage claim types Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) implemented additional functionality in its FHA Catalyst: Claims Module, achieving full, digital submission capabilities for all FHA Single Family Title II forward mortgage claim types and the elimination […]

HUD: Nearly $5 Million Awarded for Revitalization Plans in Eleven Neighborhoods

 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded nearly $5 million to eleven communities to help create plans to redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods. Funded through HUD’s Choice Neighborhoods program, these grants will help local leaders craft comprehensive, homegrown plans to revitalize […]