HUD

HUD: Nearly $9 Million Announced to Support People Experiencing Homelessness in Florida through Disaster Recovery Program

Grants will be awarded to the state and six localities to support those living in an emergency shelter, transitional housing, or a place not meant for human habitation. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $8.7 million in Rapid Unsheltered Survivor Housing (RUSH) funding to the State of Florida and six localities…

HUD: Treasury & HUD Extend Initiatives to Finance the Construction and Rehabilitation of Affordable Rental Homes for Low-Income Families

Extension of risk-sharing initiative will create or rehabilitate more than 38,000 new rental homes over the next 10 years for low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) announced that they will indefinitely extend the Section 542(c) Housing Finance…

HUD: New Funding Actions Announced to Support Affordability for Manufactured Homes and Communities

HUD launches a first-of-its-kind federal funding opportunity of $225 million, alongside financing enhancements, to support owners of manufactured homes, ensure affordability, and revitalize communities. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is announcing today a sweeping set of new actions that will increase the availability and affordability of manufactured homes, through new opportunities…

HUD: CDC, EPA & HUD Announce Interagency Commitments to More Robust Collaboration on Addressing Risks of Exposures to Lead

Agreements Solidify Agencies’ Dedication to a Whole of Government Approach to Preventing Lead Poisoning The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced two complementary agreements to further their “whole of government” approach to strengthen these agencies’ shared work…

HUD and Census Bureau: New Residential Sales Report for January 2024 Released

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for January 2024: New Home SalesSales of new single‐family houses in January 2024 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 661,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau…

HUD: $14 Million Awarded to Help Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Housing

In an effort to help homeless veterans and their families find permanent housing, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $14 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers to 66 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) across the country for over 1,400 vouchers. Please see…

HUD: Nearly $4 Million Awarded to Study Innovative Ways to Boost Housing Supply Including Office-to-Residential Conversions

Funds will fill critical knowledge gaps, help local leaders leverage off-site construction, land use and zoning reforms, and office-to-residential conversions to meet their housing needs. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced nearly $4 million in awards to eleven grantees to support research that will fill crucial knowledge gaps and help build…

HUD: Final Four Teams Announced in 2024 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

Graduate student teams at UC-Berkeley, UMD-College Park, and Harvard University advance in HUD design challenge The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is pleased to announce the four finalist student teams that will present their final projects as part of HUD’s eleventh annual Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition (IAH). For the…

HUD: $73.5 Million Awarded to Make Housing Safe, More Efficient and Climate Resilient for Low-Income Americans

Grants and Loans from the Inflation Reduction Act Support Clean Energy and Climate Resilience Upgrades for Nearly 1,400 Low-Income Families Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it is awarding $73.5 million in new loans and grants under the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP) to support extensive energy efficiency and climate resilience…

HUD: FHA Launches New Option to Help Struggling Borrowers Keep Their Homes

The new offering, called the Payment Supplement, will help borrowers bring their mortgage payments current and avoid foreclosure. FHA will also extend its full suite of loss mitigation options for all borrowers through April 30, 2025. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced a new loss mitigation home retention option for borrowers with FHA-insured single family forward…