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HUD Makes $38 Million Available to Fight Housing Discrimination

Wed, 2017-08-02 11:00
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is making $38 million available to fight housing discrimination through the Department's Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP).

Secretary Carson Announces Additional $179 Million to Help States Recover from 2015, 2016 Disasters

Tue, 2017-08-01 13:00
WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced an additional $178.5 million to help hard-hit areas in several states recover from severe flooding that occurred in 2015 and 2016.

East Baltimore Redevelopment Earns 2017 HUD Secretary Award for Historic Preservation

Fri, 2017-07-21 10:30
WASHINGTON - For years, dozens of historic rowhouses in an East Baltimore neighborhood sat vacant, boarded up and crumbling from neglect while nearby families were in need of affordable housing. Then, a $9.3 million redevelopment project rehabilitated 32 vacant rowhouses into beautiful affordable housing homes complete with a coffee shop and a workforce development center inside two mixed-use buildings.

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in June 2017

Wed, 2017-07-19 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 June 2017.

HUD Makes $2 Billion Available to Local Homeless Programs

Fri, 2017-07-14 10:30
WASHINGTON - In an effort to prevent and effectively end homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $2 billion available to support thousands of local homeless assistance programs nationwide. Funded through the Continuum of Care (CoC) Homeless Assistance Program, HUD's funding notice continues to encourage local applicants to use a Housing First approach to help individuals and families move quickly into permanent housing.

HUD Announces Winners of 2017 Healthy Homes Awards

Wed, 2017-07-12 10:30
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) today announced that four model programs around the nation are recipients of the HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes, an award recognizing excellence in making indoor environments healthier through healthy homes.

HUD's Mortgagee Review Board Suspends Seckel Capital, LLC

Tue, 2017-07-11 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that the Department's Mortgagee Review Board (MRB) is immediately suspending Pennsylvania-based mortgage lender Seckel Capital, LLC from originating and underwriting new mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

HUD Awards $50 Million in Housing Counseling Grants

Thu, 2017-07-06 08:07
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $50 million in housing counseling grants to hundreds of national, regional and local organizations to help families and individuals with their housing needs and to prevent future foreclosures.

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