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HUD Report Calls for Greater Action to Reduce Injuries to Seniors in the Home

Mon, 2017-06-19 08:07
WASHINGTON - Approximately one-third of adults age 65 years or older fall in their home, resulting in injury, long-term disability and premature institutionalization. By 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the cost related to these kinds of injuries to be nearly $60 billion a year.

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in May

Fri, 2017-06-16 08:07
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 May 2017.

HUD, Housing Authorities Celebrate Father's Day

Wed, 2017-06-14 08:07
WASHINGTON - In commemoration of Father's Day 2017,the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is joining with communities throughout the countryto celebrate fatherhood and family through HUD's National Father's Day Initiative. Watch HUD Secretary Carson's video message.

HUD Approves Agreement Between Nevada Fair Housing Group and Landlords to Resolve Complaints of Housing Discrimination

Wed, 2017-06-07 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement between a Nevada fair housing organization and the owner and manager of four apartment complexes in Reno, Nevada. The agreement settles allegations of housing discrimination against prospective tenants with disabilities who require assistance animals.

HUD Designates June as National Healthy Homes Month

Mon, 2017-06-05 08:07
WASHINGTON – In an effort to help families keep their kids healthy and to reinforce the connection between a family's health and their home, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is kicking off the second annual National Healthy Homes Month.

HUD Kicks Off National Homeownership Month

Thu, 2017-06-01 08:07
WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration proclaimed June as National Homeownership Month, a time to reflect upon the impact owning a home has on household wealth, neighborhood stability and the nation's broader economic health. The theme of National Homeownership Month 2017 is "Find Your Place in a New Era of Homeownership."

Trump Administration Proposes 2018 HUD Budget

Tue, 2017-05-23 08:07
WASHINGTON - The Trump Administration today announced the proposed 2018 Budget for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Budget reflects the President's commitment to support HUD's critical functions that provide rental assistance to low-income and vulnerable households and to help work-eligible families achieve self-sufficiency.

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in April 2017

Tue, 2017-05-23 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 April 2017.

HUD Reaches Agreement with California Landlords Accused of Discriminating Against Hispanic Families with Children

Mon, 2017-05-22 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it reached an agreement with the owner and manager of a California apartment complex, resolving allegations they discriminated against tenants because of their national origin and familial status.

HUD Allocates Additional $163 Million to Help States and Local Governments Recover from 2015, 2016 Disasters

Thu, 2017-05-18 08:07
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced an additional $163 million to help several state and local communities to recovery from severe flooding that occurred in 2015 and 2016. The grants announced today are provided through HUD's Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program.

HUD Charges New Hampshire Landlords with Discriminating Against Families with Children

Tue, 2017-05-16 08:07
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging a group of New Hampshire landlords with housing discrimination for denying families with children the opportunity to rent certain apartments.

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in April

Tue, 2017-05-16 08:07
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 April 2017.

2017 HUD Secretary Design Award Winners Announced

Thu, 2017-05-11 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced three model housing developments in California, Missouri, and Washington State as the recipients of the 2017 HUD Secretary's Housing and Community Design Award. Each of these developments are recognized for excellence in affordable or accessible housing design.

Rental Assistance Demonstration Generates $4 Billion in Public-Private Investment in Distressed Public Housing

Thu, 2017-05-11 08:07
WASHINGTON – Each year, thousands of units of public housing are demolished and thousands more sit vacant because they are no longer decent, safe or sanitary. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that its Rental Assistance Demonstration officially surpassed $4 billion in capital investment in order to make critical repairs and improvements to this segment of the nation's affordable housing stock.

HUD Announces Agreement with California Credit Union to Settle Maternity Discrimination Complaint

Wed, 2017-05-10 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement between Wescom Central Credit Union, based in Pasadena, California, and a married couple, resolving allegations the company denied the couple's mortgage loan application because the wife was on maternity leave.

HUD Approves Agreement Between African-American Couple and Farmers Insurance Resolving Discrimination Claims

Wed, 2017-05-03 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is approving an agreement between an African-American couple in Los Angeles and three home insurance companies in California. The Conciliation Agreement resolves allegations the insurers discriminated against the family based on their race and where they lived.

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.

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