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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.

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