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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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HUD REPORT CALLS FOR GREATER ACTION TO REDUCE INJURIES TO SENIORS IN THE HOME

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. In an effort to reduce and prevent falls and their associated costs, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released a wide-ranging report recommending a more holistic approach to seniors aging-in-place and their health needs
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCE NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN MAY

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
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HUD, HOUSING AUTHORITIES CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY

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.
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HUD APPROVES AGREEMENT BETWEEN NEVADA FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND LANDLORDS TO RESOLVE COMPLAINTS OF...

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.
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HUD DESIGNATES JUNE AS NATIONAL HEALTHY HOMES MONTH

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. Throughout the month, the goal is to raise awareness for what makes a home healthy, and to strengthen coordination and collaboration between housing and health at the federal, state and local levels
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HUD KICKS OFF NATIONAL HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH

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.”
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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES 2018 HUD BUDGET

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. The President’s 2018 Budget continues to provide rental assistance for 4.5 million households while recognizing a greater role for State and local governments, and the private sector, to address community and economic development needs.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN APRIL 2017

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
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HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA LANDLORDS ACCUSED OF DISCRIMINATING AGAINST HISPANIC FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

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. Two related complaints filed with HUD alleged that the manager of the Four Palms Apartments in Mountain View, California, made discriminatory statements about Latino residents and prohibited their children from playing outside.

HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCE NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN APRIL

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
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2017 HUD SECRETARY DESIGN AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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, Missour
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RENTAL ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION GENERATES $4 BILLION IN PUBLIC-PRIVATE INVESTMENT IN DISTRESSED PUBLIC HOUSING

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
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HUD APPROVES AGREEMENT BETWEEN AFRICAN-AMERICAN COUPLE AND FARMERS INSURANCE RESOLVING DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

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

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.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN MARCH 2017

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
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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY WINS HUD 2017 INNOVATION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING STUDENT DESIGN AND PLANNING COMPETITION

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. The Rutgers team was one of four finalists to introduce a comprehensive plan for redeveloping a property owned by the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. HUD also announced a team from the University of Michigan as runner-up.
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HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA LENDERS TO RESOLVE CLAIMS OF UNFAIR LENDING PRACTICES AGAINST...

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. The complainant alleged that American Financial Network of Brea, California; Benchmark Communities of Fresno; Brigantino Enterprise of Hollister; and an employee of Benchmark Communities failed to prequalify him to purchase a home in Hollister because he is Hispanic.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCE NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN MARCH

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
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HUD MARKS NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING MONTH

This year marks the 49th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, landmark legislation that became law on April 11, 1968. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) kicked off Fair Housing Month 2017 at its national headquarters.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN FEBRUARY 2017

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
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Administration Proposes 2018 HUD Budget

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. The blueprint 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. It also recognizes a greater role for State and local governments, and the private sector to address community and economic development nee
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCE NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN FEBRUARY

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
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DR. BEN CARSON SWORN IN AS HUD SECRETARY

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. Secretary Carson will now lead a cabinet agency with approximately 8,000 employees and an annual budget totaling more than $40 billion
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCE NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN JANUARY 2017

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
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCE NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN JANUARY

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
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HUD OFFERS GRANTS TO CLEAN UP LEAD-BASED PAINT HAZARDS

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. Additionally, this funding will provide an opportunity for local communities to establish and support programs to control other housing-related health and safety hazards
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN DECEMBER 2016

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. This is 10.4 percent (±12.2%)* below the revised November rate of 598,000 and is 0.4 percent (±11.7%)* below the December 2015 estimate of 538,000
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HUD RELEASES COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT OF HOUSING NEEDS OF AMERICAN INDIANS AND ALASKA NATIVES

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.  These are some of the findings of three new comprehensive reports of tribal housing needs released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Urban Institute.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU ANNOUNCE NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN DECEMBER

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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HUD ANNOUNCES $10 MILLION IN “SWEAT EQUITY” GRANTS

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today awarded $10 million in “sweat equity” grants to four non-profit self-help housing organizations through HUD’s Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP). This funding will create at least 539 affordable homes and significantly lower their purchase price for low-income buyers, who will contribute their own labor toward the construction or rehabilitation of these units.

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Shailendra Group Property Services Acquires 41K+ SF West of Atlanta

Shailendra Group Property Services (SGPS) today announced the purchase of Douglasville Medical Center and Prestley Mill Medical Center for a combined $7.5 million. The 41,772-square-foot acquisition includes 8820 Hospital Drive and 4586 Timber Ridge Drive properties

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SG Property Services Adds Two Medical Buildings to Portfolio

Property Services, an Atlanta-based real estate firm with a focus on healthcare and professional office development, has acquired Johns Creek Medical and The Swan Building for a combined $11.9 million. The two properties, located at 6918 McGinnis Ferry Road in Johns Creek and 4165 Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta, total 55,664 square feet.