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HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in August 2017

Tue, 2017-09-19 14:30
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 August 2017.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Georgia Storm Victims

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:30
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Georgia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for U.S. Virgin Islands Storm Victims

Mon, 2017-09-18 13:30
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the U.S. Virgin Islands and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.

Senate Confirms Pamela Patenaudea as HUD's Deputy Secretary

Thu, 2017-09-14 13:00
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate today confirmed President Trump's nomination of Pamela Patenaude to serve as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

HUD Awards $55 Million for Housing and Community Development Projects in 77 Native American Communities

Thu, 2017-09-14 11:00
WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $55.2 million to 77 Native American tribes throughout the country to improve housing conditions and to stimulate economic development in their communities.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Florida Storm Victims

Wed, 2017-09-13 10:30
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Florida and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Puerto Rico Storm Victims

Mon, 2017-09-11 10:30
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.

Survivor Housing a Priority for the Federal and State Recovery Effort after Hurricane Harvey

Tue, 2017-09-05 10:30
WASHINGTON - The federal government continues to focus on the lives and safety of those affected by Hurricane Harvey. While the coordinated response continues, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other federal, state, local, and tribal partners, are beginning to direct efforts toward recovery, including housing survivors displaced by the disaster through the state-led disaster housing task force.

HUD Report Finds People Living with Mental Disabilities Face Significant Rental Housing Discrimination

Tue, 2017-09-05 10:30
WASHINGTON - Persons living with mental illness, intellectual or other developmental disabilities continue to face significant housing discrimination in the rental housing market, according to a new pilot study released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s Statement on Tax Reform

Wed, 2017-08-30 10:30
Today U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson made the following statement regarding tax reform.

Ginnie Mae Extends Assistance to Harvey-Impacted Issuers

Wed, 2017-08-30 10:30
WASHINGTON - Today Ginnie Mae is highlighting its assistance program to help its Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) Issuers impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Mon, 2017-08-28 10:30
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Texas and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Harvey.

HUD Awards $5 Million to Support Safety and Security in Public Housing

Mon, 2017-08-28 10:30
WASHINGTON - In an effort to address emergency, safety and security needs and fight crime at public housing properties, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $5 million to 25 local agencies in 15 states.

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in July 2017

Wed, 2017-08-23 10:30
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 July 2017.

HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for West Virginia Storm Victims

Mon, 2017-08-21 10:30
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of West Virginia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides.

HUD Awards $500,000 Main Street Grant to Monticello, New York

Mon, 2017-08-21 10:30
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that Monticello, New York in Sullivan County will receive a $500,000 grant to rehabilitate the Strong Building at 430 Broadway and build affordable housing units for low-income residents. The grant is funded through HUD's HOPE VI Main Street Program.

HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in July 2017

Wed, 2017-08-16 10:30
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 July 2017.

Farías Sworn In as HUD's Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

Thu, 2017-08-10 10:30
WASHINGTON - Texas native Anna Maria Farías is the new Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Following her confirmation last week by the U.S. Senate, HUD Secretary Ben Carson today administered the oath of office to Farías who will now lead the Department's work to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities.

HUD Reports 'Worst Case Housing Needs' Increased in 2015

Wed, 2017-08-09 10:30
WASHINGTON - The number of very poor unsubsidized families struggling to pay their monthly rent and who may also be living in substandard housing increased between 2013 and 2015, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD Approves Discrimination Agreement Between California Fair Housing Group and Marin County Landlords

Tue, 2017-08-08 10:30
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement between a Northern California fair housing organization and the owners and managers of two apartment complexes in Greenbrae, California.

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