HUD: $655 Million Announced to Help Tribes Support More Affordable Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced more than $655 million in Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) to Native American Tribes in 38 States. Funding is distributed to eligible Tribes and their tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs) to carry out a range of affordable […]

HUD: $20 Million Awarded to Help Public Housing Residents Secure Higher Paying Jobs

Housing Authorities in nine communities will receive funding under Jobs Plus  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today visited Carmelitos Public Housing Development and announced a $20 million investment to nine public housing agencies (PHA) to help public housing families increase their earned income and […]

HUD: New Report Explores Problem of “Credit Invisibility” Among HUD-Assisted Households

First-of-its-kind study examines reporting rent payments to credit reporting agencies Landlords and property management groups regularly use credit checks to make determinations about renting to potential tenants and many employers incorporate credit checks in hiring decisions. A low credit score or credit invisibility can thusly limit housing choice and employment […]

HUD: 2020 Secretary’s Awards Kicks Off with Healthy Homes Competition

 Award is an excellent opportunity to highlight successful work on the state and local level intersectinghealth and housing Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it’s opening this year’s HUD Secretary Awards for Healthy Homes. Promoting healthy homes that foster strong, vibrant communities and families has […]

HUD: Bus Tour Arrives in Los Angeles

Visit with United Dwelling part of nationwide “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited Los Angeles, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour.” Secretary Carson visited United Dwelling, an organization that creates accessory […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Delivers Keynote Address at Schwarzenegger’s Homelessness Summit

Visit is part of the nationwide “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited Los Angeles, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour.” Secretary Carson gave a keynote address at ‘Unhoused:’ Addressing Homelessness in California […]

HUD: Bus Tour Arrives in Riverside for Faith and Public-Private Partnerships Discussion

Grove Church visit part of nationwide “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited Riverside, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour.” Secretary Carson participated in a roundtable discussion about affordable housing and toured […]

HUD: Affordable Housing Bus Tour Arrives in San Diego

Visit is part of the nationwide “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour”  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited San Diego, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America” Bus Tour. Secretary Carson met with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer to discuss […]

HUD: Trump Administration Proposes 2021 HUD Budget

Budget preserves rental subsidies; increases homeless assistance and healthy housing President Trump today announced the release of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget, “A Budget for America’s Future.” The FY21 budget seeks to provide the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with $47.9 billion in funding to assist the fight to […]