HUD: Nearly $165 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 $165 million to 44 state and local government agencies in 23 states to protect children and families from lead-based paint and home health hazards. HUD is providing these grants […]

HUD: Secretary Carson Announces Expansion of HUD’s “Moving to Work” Demonstration

Department invites 100 additional Housing Authorities to join the program over next two years During his remarks at the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association’s (PHADA) 2020 Legislative Conference, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced that the Department is expanding its Moving to Work (MTW) […]

HUD: Flexibilities Provided for Emergency Solutions Grants Program CARES Act Funds

Department working with states and local units of governments to aid vulnerable populations amid outbreak United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today provided the additional requirements and flexibilities for the $3.96 billion provided to states and units of local government for the Emergency Solutions Grants Program […]

HUD: Localities Urged to Prevent Evictions by Using CARES Act Grant Funds

Rental assistance to prevent evictions is an allowable use of the $7 billion in HUD CARES Act funds Consistent with President Trump’s Executive Order “Fighting the Spread of COVID-19 by Providing Assistance to Renters and Homeowners”, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has reiterated the Trump Administration’s commitment […]

HUD: $472 Million Awarded to Public Housing Authorities to Help Keep Residents Housed

CARES Act Funding provides additional funding to public housing authorities The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced $472 million in CARES Act funding to help low income families during the coronavirus pandemic. This funding can be used by Public Housing Authorities to help […]

HUD: Physical Real Estate Assessment Center Inspections will Resume

Inspections previously paused during COVID-19 outbreak due to health concerns U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced today the Department will resume Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspections of HUD multifamily and public housing properties and units under strict safety protocols during the national recovery […]

HUD: Eviction Prevention and Stability Toolkit Released in Latest COVID-19 Response Effort

Toolkit is the most recent effort by the Department to identify individuals who have felt the economic impact of Coronavirus and provide a range of resources to support housing stability U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the “Eviction Prevention and Stability Toolkit” to […]

HUD: Nearly $1 Million in CARES Act Funding Awarded to 19 State and Local Fair Housing Organizations

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it is awarding $962,160 in funding to HUD Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies in New York, Louisiana, Rhode Island, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, California, Texas, Indiana, Florida, Nebraska, Hawaii, South Carolina, Maryland, Michigan, Connecticut, and New Jersey to support activities […]

HUD: National Healthy Homes Month Kicks Off

This year’s theme, “Healthy Housing for All” highlights the importance of safe and healthy living in your home, no matter your address. As families continue largely to shelter in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, the observance of June as National Healthy Homes Month is timely. Sponsored by the U.S. […]

HUD: Third Wave of CAREs Act Funding Provides $1 Billion for Communities

Third wave of relief funding targeted for states and insular areas The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced the allocation of a third wave in CARES Act coronavirus relief funding. This wave totaling $1 billion is through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. To date, […]