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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 AWARDS $99 MILLION TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $98.5 million to 285 local public housing authorities across the country to provide permanent affordable housing to nearly 12,000 additional non-elderly persons with disabilities.
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HUD AWARDS CHOICE NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING GRANTS

Expanding on its commitment to help local communities redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded nearly $5 million to six communities.
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FOLLOWING COURT RULING, HUD MOVING FORWARD ON AMENDING AFFIRMATIVELY FURTHERING FAIR HOUSING REGULATIONS

In the wake of a federal court decision upholding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s approach to rulemaking, HUD Secretary Ben Carson today announced that HUD intends to move forward in amending its 2015 Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulations.
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HUD CHARGES SOUTH DAKOTA HOMEOWNERS, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILY WITH CHILD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged the owners of an apartment complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their property management company with housing discrimination for refusing to let a couple
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN DECEMBER 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for December 2017.
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HUD ANNOUNCES WHOLESALE REVIEW OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING RULES

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a top-to-bottom review of its manufactured housing rules as part of a broader effort to identify regulations that may be ineffective, overly burdensome, or excessively costly given the critical need for affordable housing. For the next 30 days, HUD is accepting public comments to identify existing or planned manufactured housing regulatory actions to assess their actual and potential compliance costs and whether those costs are justified against the backdrop of the nation's shortage of affordable housing.
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HUD AWARDS $37 MILLION TO FIGHT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is awarding $37 million to fight housing discrimination under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP). These grants will support more than 150 national and local fair housing organizations working to confront violations of the Fair Housing Act (see grantee list below and read individual summaries of the work of these organizations).
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CARSON DELIVERS OATH OF OFFICE TO FOUR NEW HUD LEADERS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has four new top leaders who are assuming key roles in the agency at the start of a new year and during a critical recovery period following last year's devastating hurricanes. HUD Secretary Ben Carson administered the oath of office to the following individuals recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate: J. Paul Compton, Jr. to become HUD's General Counsel;
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN NOVEMBER 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for November 2017. Sales of new single-family houses in November 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000. This is 17.5 percent (±10.4 percent) above the revised October rate of 624,000 and is 26.6 percent (±16.6 percent) above the November 2016 estimate of 579,000.
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HUD AWARDS $37 MILLION TO RENEW SUPPORT TO 32 LOCAL HIV-AIDS HOUSING PROGRAMS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced $37 million to assist more than 4,000 low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families annually over a three-year period. The funding announced today is offered through HUD's Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Program (HOPWA) and will renew HUD's support of 32 local programs. These grants provide a combination of housing assistance and supportive services for this vulnerable population.
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HUD RELEASES GUIDE TO HELP STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS AVOID FORECLOSURE

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today released the Homeowners Guide to Success as part of a public-private partnership between federal agencies and industry partners. The guide provides homeowners with information on the critical first steps to take if they are at risk of missing a mortgage payment or facing foreclosure.
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HUD MARKS 25 YEARS of HELPING FAMILIES BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT

Twenty-five years ago this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launched a program to help households living in assisted housing to become self-sufficient. Today, HUD marked the 25th anniversary of the Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS)by awarding $75 million to continue helping public housing residents, those participating in the Housing Choice Voucher Program and residents of Project-Based Rental Assistance to further their education and find good jobs.
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HUD REACHES FAIR HOUSING AGREEMENT WITH BAY AREA LANDLORD AND MANAGER, SETTLING DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it reached a Conciliation Agreement with the owner and property manager of Shadowbrook Gardens Senior Townhomes in Morgan Hill, California, a city in Santa Clara County, resolving allegations that they discriminated against a resident with disabilities
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HOMELESSNESS DECLINES IN MOST COMMUNITIES OF THE U.S. WITH INCREASES REPORTED IN HIGH-COST AREAS

Homelessness crept up in the U.S., especially among individuals with long-term disabling conditions according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD’s 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress found that 553,742 persons experienced homelessness on a single night in 2017, an increase of .7 percent since last year.
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Project saves taxpayers $35 million – Shaves 18 months off construction time

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary, Pamela Hughes Patenaude will visit Puerto Rico this week to get a closer look at the island’s recovery from Hurricane Maria. Patenaude will be joined by members of HUD’s Disaster Recovery and Long-Term Housing Team.
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HUD GRANTS $616 MILLION TO HELP FLORIDA RECOVER FROM HURRICANE IRMA

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $615,922,000 to help hard-hit areas in the State of Florida to recover from Hurricane Irma. The grant announced today by the Trump Administration is provided through HUD's Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program and will support the repair of damaged homes, businesses, and critical infrastructure in the state.
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HUD FILES FRAUD COMPLAINT AGAINST FORMER TOP OFFICIALS OF ALEXANDER COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the agency has filed a fraud complaint against two former officials of the Alexander County (Illinois) Housing Authority (ACHA) for using public housing funds for personal travel and gifts and submitting false documentation to the Federal government.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN OCTOBER 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 October 2017. Sales of new single-family houses in October 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
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HUD PROVIDES $5 BILLION TO HELP TEXAS RECOVER FROM HURRICANE HARVEY

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $5.024 billion to help hard-hit areas in the State of Texas to recover from Hurricane Harvey. The grant announced today by the Trump Administration is provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program and will support the repair of damaged homes, businesses and critical infrastructure in the State.
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HUD CHARGES KANSAS PROPERTY OWNERS WITH HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AFTER ALLEGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF TWO...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is charging the owner and landlord of several rental properties in Wichita, Kansas, and his wife, who co-owned one of the properties, with housing discrimination after the landlord allegedly sexually harassed two female tenants at his properties. HUD’s charge further alleges that he also made discriminatory statements based on one of the women’s race

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Distinctive Single-Family Homes in Costa Mesa Win Design Award

International award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that KTGY’s excellence in residential design and planning has been recognized by the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Greater Sales and Marketing Council’s 2018 SoCal Awards program. Vitae in Costa Mesa received the SoCal Award for “Best Design Detached Home Under 2,000 SF.” This year’s competition drew more than 500 entries.

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Number of Real Estate Teams is Growing, NAR Survey Finds

Teams are becoming more common in the real estate industry as an increasing number of Realtors®, members of the National Association of Realtors®, consider themselves a member of a real estate team, according to a new survey by NAR.