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HUD and Council on Foundations Announce Winners of 2017 Secretary's Award

Tue, 2017-04-25 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) today announced the winners of the 2017 HUD Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships.

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in March 2017

Tue, 2017-04-25 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau today jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for March 2017.

HUD Reaches Agreement with California Lenders to Resolve Claims of Unfair Lending Practices Against Hispanic Applicant

Wed, 2017-04-19 08:07
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with a group of California mortgage lenders to resolve allegations they discriminated against a mortgage applicant based on his national origin.

Rutgers University Wins HUD 2017 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

Wed, 2017-04-19 08:07
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a graduate student team from Rutgers University as the winners of HUD's fourth annual Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition.

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in March

Tue, 2017-04-18 08:07
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for March 2017.

HUD Marks National Fair Housing Month

Tue, 2017-04-04 08:07
WASHINGTON - This year marks the 49th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, landmark legislation that became law on April 11, 1968.

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in February 2017

Thu, 2017-03-23 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau today jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for February 2017.

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in February

Thu, 2017-03-16 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for February 2017.

Administration Proposes 2018 HUD Budget

Thu, 2017-03-16 08:07
Today, the Administration proposed a Fiscal Year 2018 spending blueprint for discretionary programs in several agencies across the Federal Government, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD and Northern Illinois Lender Reach Fair Lending Settlement

Fri, 2017-03-10 07:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with Alpine Bank and Trust resolving allegations the Northern Illinois-based lender discriminated against African American and Hispanic mortgage applicants.

Dr. Ben Carson Sworn In as HUD Secretary

Thu, 2017-03-02 07:07
WASHINGTON - Dr. Ben S. Carson, Sr. was sworn in today as the 17th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office with Secretary Carson's wife Candy and granddaughter Tesora holding the bible.

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in January 2017

Fri, 2017-02-24 07:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau today jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for January 2017.

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in January

Thu, 2017-02-16 07:07
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for January 2017.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Louisiana Tornado Victims

Mon, 2017-02-13 07:07
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Louisiana and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds.

HUD Offers Grants to Clean up Lead-Based Paint Hazards

Wed, 2017-02-08 07:07
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced that it is making grants available to help eliminate dangerous lead-based paint hazards from lower income homes in order to protect young children.

HUD Charges Oklahoma Landlords with Discriminating Against Veteran with Disabilities

Tue, 2017-02-07 07:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the landlords of a Moore, Oklahoma rental home with violating the Fair Housing Act by denying the reasonable accommodation requests of their tenant, a veteran with disabilities.

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in December 2016

Thu, 2017-01-26 07:07
WASHINGTON - Sales of new single-family houses in December 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 536,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

HUD Reaches Settlement Agreements with Ohio and Florida Insurance Companies Accused of Violating Fair Housing Act

Thu, 2017-01-26 07:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced agreements with two insurance companies in Ohio and Florida settling allegations the companies violated the Fair Housing Act by denying insurance coverage to properties that contain "subsidized housing" and "low-income housing."

HUD Releases Comprehensive Assessment of Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives

Thu, 2017-01-19 07:07
WASHINGTON – American Indian tribes are building more housing units after enactment of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) but housing conditions are substantially worse among American Indian households than other U.S. households.

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in December

Thu, 2017-01-19 07:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for December 2016.

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