HUD: Disaster Assistance and Foreclosure Prevention Announced for Alaska Earthquake Victims

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Alaska and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes in areas affected by earthquake. On January 31st, President Trump […]

HUD: Over $2 Billion Awarded to Help End Homelessness

Federal grants to help thousands of homeless assistance programs nationwide The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $202 million in FY18 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grants to support new homeless programs across the country, including nearly $50 million to projects dedicated to assisting survivors of domestic […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Announces Agreement to Address Longstanding Issues at New York City Housing Authority

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced an agreement with the City of New York and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to provide a new roadmap forward for NYCHA that will address the longstanding issues at the housing authority’s properties. Read the agreement. “The […]

HUD: Funding Renewed to Thousands of Local Homeless Programs

$2 billion to renew existing grants to 5,800 community-based housing and service providers The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation. HUD’s Continuum of Care grants will provide critically needed support […]

HUD: FHA Calls on Lenders to Assist Federal Workers and Contractors Impacted by the Federal Government Shutdown

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today called on all approved mortgagees and lenders to be sensitive to the financial hardships experienced by borrowers as a result of the shutdown, including those borrowers subject to furlough, layoff, or a reduction in income related to the shutdown. Read FHA Commissioner Brian Montgomery’s […]

HUD: $29 Million Awarded to Promote Employment and Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing Residents

In an effort to help public housing residents become self-sufficient, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $28 million in grants to public housing authorities and non-profit organizations across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators to help residents find jobs and educational opportunities. See […]

HUD: Trump Administration Unveils Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today unveiled the Trump Administration’s Federal Lead Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposures and Associated Health Impacts (Lead Action Plan). “HUD is delighted to join the […]

HUD: $139 Million Awarded to Protect Families from Lead and Home Hazards

Funding to make low-income housing safer and healthier The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $139 million to 48 state and local government agencies to protect children and families from lead-based paint and home health hazards. HUD Secretary Ben Carson made the grant announcement […]