HUD: $96.5 Million Rental Assistance Demonstration Conversion Transactions Closed to Preserve and Rehabilitate 500 Senior Homes in Chicago, IL

Chicago Housing Authority leverages RAD to support rehabilitation of affordable rental homes at two properties for seniors. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Multifamily Housing is announcing today it recently closed two Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) transactions with the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) to finance the […]

HUD: $3.16 Billion Awarded for Critical Investments in Nation’s Public Housing

Funding will allow housing authorities to modernize public housing for families, individuals, seniors Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $3.16 billion in funding to nearly 2,770 public housing authorities (PHAs) in all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the […]

HUD: Updated Guidance Issued to Enhance Use of Supportive Services Programs at Properties for Low-Income Seniors

Guidance for owners of properties participating in HUD’s Multifamily Section 202 Project Rental Assistance Contract program reinforces use of supportive services funds to help seniors live independently New HUD 202 service portal launched for ordering free COVID-19 Antigen tests The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of […]

HUD: Rental Assistance Demontration Transaction Closed in South San Francisco, CA to Preserve 40 Affordable Rental Homes for Seniors

Transaction supports significant renovation of rental homes at multifamily property with a HUD project-based rental assistance contract. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Multifamily Housing announced today that it recently closed a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) transaction with Bridge Housing, a non-profit housing provider, to support […]

ABA: Foundation Launches 2023 Financial Education Campaigns, Three-Year Initiative to Reach 5 Million Americans

The theme for this year’s campaigns is ‘Protecting Your Financial Future’ The American Bankers Association Foundation today launched its 2023 financial education campaigns, calling on America’s banks and their more than two million employees to participate in these important industry programs and help more consumers achieve long-term financial stability. It […]

HUD: FHA Announces New Assistance Option to Help Senior Homeowners with Reverse Mortgages Impacted by COVID-19

New COVID-19 Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Property Charge Repayment Plan allows servicers to offer homeowners up to five years to repay past-due property charges. Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is announcing new flexibilities to help senior homeowners with FHA-insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECMs) who are behind on required property charge […]

HUD: $176.4 Million in Grant Funding Made Available for Construction and Ongoing Project-Based Rental Assistance for Low-Income Seniors

Section 202 Capital Advance and Ongoing Project Rental Assistance Notice of Funding Opportunity supports development of new, deeply affordable rental homes for very low-income seniors. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the availability of up to $174.6 million in grant funding opportunities through a Notice of […]

ABA: Seven Banks Win ABA Foundation’s 2022 Community Commitment Awards

The American Bankers Association Foundation named seven banks as 2022 Community Commitment Award winners. The annual awards recognize banks for extraordinary corporate social responsibility efforts in seven specific categories ranging from affordable housing to economic inclusion. The winners will be recognized at ABA’s Annual Convention in Austin, Texas on Oct. 4. The selection […]

ABA: Foundation Releases New Videos to Raise Awareness on Senior Scams

The American Bankers Association Foundation today released seven new videos designed to raise awareness of the top scams targeting older Americans as a part of its Safe Banking for Seniors campaign. The campaign, led by volunteers at banks nationwide, helps older customers, their families and caregivers understand and mitigate the risks of […]

CFPB: Agencies Take Action to Protect Caregivers and Families from Illegal Nursing Home Debt Collection Practices

New report, circular, and joint letter with CMS remind facilities and debt collectors of their responsibilities for nursing home admission and debt collection under multiple laws Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released an Issue Spotlight highlighting some of the difficulties and experiences heard from caregivers about being pursued over friends’ […]