HUD: University of Maryland Wins HUD 2019 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a graduate student team from University of Maryland as the winners of HUD’s sixth annual Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The University of Maryland team was one of four finalists to design a new mixed-use development for […]

HUD: White House and HUD Publish Opportunity Zone Implementation Plan

The White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council (“Council”) today published its Implementation Plan, outlining to President Donald J. Trump a detailed work plan for how the Council—chaired by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson—will accomplish the goals specified in Executive Order 13583 of December 12, […]

HUD: Additional $15 Million Awarded to Fight Housing Discrimination

Grants to support and promote fair housing nationwide To help end housing discrimination, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded an additional $15 million to support dozens of fair housing organizations working to confront violations of the nation’s landmark Fair Housing Act (see grant chart below). […]

HUD: Request for Information on Maximizing the Positive Impact of Opportunity Zones Announced

he U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public input on how the Department can use its existing authorities to maximize the beneficial impact of Opportunity Zones for residents and their communities. This RFI will allow the public to share existing […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Iowa Storm 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 Iowa and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes in areas affected by severe storms and flooding. On March […]

HUD: Disaster Assistance Announced for Nebraska Storm 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 Nebraska and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes in areas affected by severe winter storms, straight-line winds, and […]

HUD: Fair Housing Month Kicks Off with Launch of Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign and Training Initiative

HUD unveils “Call HUD: Because Sexual Harassment in Housing is Illegal” Campaign The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today launched a special campaign and training initiative to help protect people from harassment by landlords, property managers, and maintenance workers in HUD-assisted housing. “The Call HUD: Because Sexual […]

HUD: Facebook Charged with Housing Discrimination over Company’s Targeted Advertising Practices

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging Facebook with violating the Fair Housing Act by encouraging, enabling, and causing housing discrimination through the company’s advertising platform. Read HUD’s Charge against Facebook. Today’s action follows HUD’s investigation of a Secretary-initiated complaint filed on August 13, […]

HUD: Plan Approved to Support Southern Georgia Counties in their Recovery from 2017 Disasters

$38 million in federal recovery funds to rebuild damaged homes, businesses and infrastructure The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced its approval of the State of Georgia’s disaster action plan, which will invest $38 million to support the state in its recovery from the effects of […]