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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 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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HUD CUTS RED TAPE TO SPEED HURRICANE RECOVERY

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a package of 19 regulatory and administrative waivers aimed at helping communities to accelerate their recovery from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. While HUD granted a number of individual waivers following disasters in the past, today’s announcement represents one of the largest collections of regulatory and administrative waivers ever issued by the Department at one time
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN SEPTEMBER 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 September 2017. Sales of new single-family houses in September 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,000, 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 OBSERVES NATIONAL LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK

Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated levels of lead in their blood that may cause significant harm to their health. To help increase awareness of this preventable disease, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its partners are spearheading National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, which will take place October 22-28. This year's theme is "Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future."
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HUD ALLOCATES ADDITIONAL $58 MILLION TO HELP TEXAS RECOVER FROM HURRICANE HARVEY

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today allocated an additional $57.8 million to help Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey. The grant announced today is provided through HUD's Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program. Combined with CDBG-DR grants already allocated to the State of Texas from disasters that occurred in 2015 and 2016, HUD's support of long-term disaster recovery in the Lone Star State now totals more than $371 million.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN AUGUST 2017

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 September 2017. Building Permits: Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,215,000.
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HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO SETTLE DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT AGAINST STATE OF MARYLAND

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement to resolve a discrimination complaint brought by fair housing advocates against Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) challenging the fairness of the State’s Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program.
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HUD AWARDS $4.2 MILLION IN RESEARCH GRANTS TO REDUCE HOUSING-RELATED HEALTH HAZARDS

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $4.2 million to eight universities and public health organizations to develop new and improved methods to identify and control residential health hazards including lead-based paint, mold, radon and pest infestations.
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PAMELA HUGHES PATENAUDE SWORN IN AS HUD DEPUTY SECRETARY BY VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE

Pamela Hughes Patenaude is the new Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Following her confirmation by the U.S. Senate on September 14th, Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to Patenaude yesterday evening
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HUD AWARDS $2.1 MILLION TO PROMOTE JOBS, SELF-SUFFICIENCY FOR PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS

To help public housing residents become self-sufficient, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $2 million in grants to public housing authorities and non-profit organizations across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators to help residents find jobs and educational opportunities. 
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN AUGUST 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 August 2017
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HUD AWARDS $4 MILLION TO EAST CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY FOR DEMOLITION OF LEAD-SURROUNDED HOUSING...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the East Chicago Housing Authority (ECHA) in East Chicago, Indiana, $4 million for demolition of the West Calumet public housing complex. HUD has also finalized approval of the demolition plan by ECHA of the complex.

HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN AUGUST 2017

Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,300,000. This is 5.7 percent (±2.0 percent) above the revised July rate of 1,230,000 and is 8.3 percent (±1.6 percent) above the August 2016 rate of 1,200,000. Single-family authorizations in August were at a rate of 800,000; this is 1.5 percent (±1.3 percent) below the revised July figure of 812,000.
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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS STORM VICTIMS

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. Last week, President Trump issued a major disaster declaration for St. John and St. Thomas Islands. The President’s declaration allows HUD to offer foreclosure relief and other assistance to certain families living in this county.