HUD: Nearly $105 Million Awarded to Protect Low-Income Families from Home Health and Safety Hazards

Funding to make low-income families’ homes safer and healthier The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded nearly $104.7 million to 60 non-profit organizations, and state and local government agencies located in 29 states to protect children and families from home health hazards. HUD is providing these […]

HUD: Waivers Announced to Help Kentucky Communities Recover from Severe Weather

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a package of regulatory and administrative waivers aimed at helping communities in Kentucky accelerate their recovery from tornadoes and severe storms that occurred on December 12, 2021. “HUD continues to enable swift response to these storms” said Deputy Assistant Secretary […]

FHFA: 2022-2024 Single-Family and 2022 Multifamily Housing Goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Finalized

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued a final rule for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) that establishes the benchmark levels for each of the single-family housing goals and subgoals for 2022 through 2024 and establishes the benchmark levels for the multifamily housing goals for 2022. The housing goals […]

FHFA: Final 2020 Housing Goals Performance Determinations Announced

Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the final determinations for Enterprise performance on the 2020 housing goals.  During 2020, Fannie Mae met all of the single-family and multifamily housing goals. Freddie Mac met the single-family purchase goals for low-income families, very low-income families, and low-income areas, and all […]

Census Bureau: Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates Released for States, Counties, and School Districts

The median estimated poverty rate for school-age children in all U.S. school districts in 2020 was 13.2%, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The new data come from the Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) program, which provides the only up-to-date, single-year income and poverty statistics for the nation’s […]

HUD: Nearly $13.2 Million Awarded to Protect Families from Lead and Other Home Health and Safety Hazards

Funding to make low-income families’ homes safer and healthier The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded nearly $13.2 million to state and local government agencies located in 3 states to protect children and families from lead-based paint and home health hazards. The grants announced today emphasize […]

HUD: HHS and HUD Expand Partnership and New Housing and Services Resource Center Announced

Partnership will improve access to affordable, accessible housing and supportive services Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the expansion of a partnershipestablished earlier this year to improve access to affordable, accessible housing and the critical services that make community living […]

CDFI Fund: $180.3 Million Awarded to Support CDFI Investment in Low-Income and Distressed Communities

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded 265 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) $180.3 million in Financial Assistance (FA) awards today. The awards, through the fiscal year (FY) 2021 round of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and the Native American […]

HUD: $52 Million Announced to Deliver Equitable COVID-19 Relief to Tribal Communities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the awarding of more than $52 million in Indian Community Block Grant-American Rescue Plan (ICDBG-ARP) grants to 49 Tribal communities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement, made by HUD Deputy Secretary Todman during […]

HUD: $41 Million Awarded in HOPWA Grants to Provide Housing to Low-Income Persons Living with HIV and Their Families

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of HIV/AIDS Housing today announced it will award $41 million in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) competitive grants to 20 local governments and non-profit organizations through the HOPWA: Housing as an Intervention to Fight AIDS funding opportunity. “The […]