Public Housing

HUD: Public Input Sought to Enhance Accessibility and Usability of Programs to Pave the Way for Improved Housing Solutions

HUD publishes a Request for Information asking the public how the agency can make programs easier to access and use Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a Request for Information asking the public how the agency can make its programs easier to access and use. HUD has taken a number…

HUD: Public Housing Inspections to Begin Under New Rule to Strengthen Inspection Standards in HUD-Assisted and Insured Housing

NSPIRE Final Rule Effective July 1 for Public Housing, October 1 for remaining HUD Rental Assistance Programs As of July 1, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has the authority to begin inspecting public housing under the Final Rule for the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) after…

HUD: Final Standards Issued to Align and Consolidate Inspection Requirements in Assisted and Insured Housing

Notice marks HUD’s first comprehensive overhaul of Inspection Standards in more than 20 years Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the pending publication of the Final Inspection Standards Notice for the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) in the Federal Register. The notice details inspectable items at HUD-assisted and Multifamily-insured…

HUD: $22.5 Million in Funding Made Available to Public Housing Authorities for Jobs Plus Program

Funding will help public housing residents gain employment and education opportunities The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it will make available $22.5 million to public housing authorities (PHAs) to help families increase their earned income and improve their economic mobility through the Jobs Plus program. HUD’s Jobs Plus program…

HUD: $45 Million in Funding Provided to Public Housing Authorities to Help Households Experiencing or at Risk of Homelessness

This funding builds on the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to coordinated efforts to addressing unsheltered homelessness and homelessness in rural areas Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is announcing communities to receive housing vouchers to address homelessness among people in unsheltered settings and in rural communities. HUD is awarding $45 Million for…

HUD: $25 Million in Funding Announced for Public Housing Authorities to Help Families Get Access to Better Housing and Schools

Public Housing Authorities are encouraged to apply for funding Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $25 million to public housing authorities (PHAs) for HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Mobility Services. Through this program, PHAs will help an estimated 6,000 voucher families with children get a…

HUD: National Healthy Homes Month Kicks Off

Theme of Connecting home, health, and You highlights how fixing hazards in homes improves residents’ health while improving access to safe, affordable healthy housing across the nation. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) kicks off activities for this year’s National Healthy Homes Month (NHHM), an annual campaign highlighting the direct link…

HUD: $688,000 in Funding Provided for Public Housing Authorities to Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Funding Deployed During National Foster Care Month 2023 Today, as the country marks National Foster Care Month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $688 thousand to 12 public housing authorities (PHAs) in 9 states, including California, Oregon, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. These PHAs will receive…

HUD: More Than $837 Million Announced to Improve Housing Quality and Reduce Energy Costs for Underserved Communities

New funding from Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 and $4 billion in loan commitment authority will make HUD-assisted multifamily housing more energy efficient, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and improve climate resiliency. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today will announce the availability of new funding through the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP) to…

HUD: Standards and Inspection Regulations Strengthened for Evaluating Conditions in HUD Assisted and Insured Housing

NSPIRE Final Rule Effective July 1 and October 1 for all HUD Rental Assistance Programs Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the Final Rule for the National Standards for the Physical Inspection of Real Estate (NSPIRE) in the Federal Register. The rule proposes a new approach to defining and assessing…