HUD and Census Bureau: Residential Construction Activity Report for September 2019

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for September 2019. Building Permits Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,387,000. This is 2.7 percent […]

HUD: $112 Million Offered to Expand Affordable Housing Opportunities for Low-Income Persons with Disabilities

Available funding includes $75 million in capital to produce new housing The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that there is a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities. Funding is available for the two […]

HUD: White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council Introduces opportunity zones.gov

New website will serve as comprehensive tool for the Opportunity Zones initiative Today, Secretary Ben Carson, on behalf of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council, announced a new website that will serve as a hub of information for the array of audiences that work with the Opportunity Zones initiative.┬áVisit […]

HUD: FHA Promotes Development of Hospital and Health Care Facilities in Opportunity Zones

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will offer several incentives to encourage greater development of hospitals and health care facilities located in Opportunity Zones. In a speech in Miami, Secretary Carson said FHA can be a key partner for developers […]

HUD: $1.2 Million Awarded to Help Families Reach Self-Sufficiency

Federal funding to support education and employment among HUD-assisted families In a continuing effort to help get public housing residents on the road to self-sufficiency, U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded an additional $1.2 million to new participating public housing authorities across the country. This […]

HUD: $2.9 Million Awarded to 25 Tribes to Provide Housing for Native American Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

Tribal HUD-VASH to assist Native American Veterans The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today renewed $2.9 million in grants to 25 Tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs) that provide housing and supportive services to Native American Veterans who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. […]

HUD: $1 Million Awarded to Improve the Main Streets in Two Communities

Batesville, Arkansas and Thomas, Oklahoma to receive $500,000 grants to expand redevelopment efforts The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today is awarding $1 million to help build affordable housing in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The City of Batesville in Arkansas will receive a $500,000 grant to redevelop The […]

HUD: Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants Awarded

Communities in Alabama, Nebraska, Georgia and New Jersey awarded planning grants Expanding on its commitment to help local communities redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $5 million to four communities. Funded through HUD’s Choice […]

HUD and Census Bureau: Residential Construction Activity Report for August 2019

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for August 2019. Building Permits Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,419,000. This is 7.7 percent […]