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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 RENEWS FUNDING TO THOUSANDS OF LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation.
The New York Times

Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans

Ramona Wormley-Mitsis got welcome news in December: After years of waiting, the federal government had approved a subsidy that allowed her to rent a three-bedroom house
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GINNIE MAE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT BRIGHT STEPS DOWN

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) today announced Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer Michael Bright will be stepping down on January 16
The Washington Post

After butting heads with Trump administration, top HUD official departs agency

A top Department of Housing and Urban Development official is leaving the agency Thursday following disagreements with other members of the Trump administration over housing policy
The Washington Post

Former HUD secretary Julián Castro joins 2020 Democratic presidential field

Julián Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio and housing secretary in the Obama administration, on Saturday joined the increasingly crowded field of candidates for the 2020
NPR

Thousands Face Threat Of Eviction After HUD Contracts Expire Due To Shutdown

With the partial government shutdown on the verge of becoming the longest in U.S. history, many housing advocates fear thousands of low-income Americans are at risk of being evicted.
CNN Politics

HUD is trying to help thousands of low-income renters amid shutdown

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is hoping to find roughly $15 million to renew 170 contracts with private building owners who rent to poor Americans.
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SECRETARY CARSON TO LEAD WHITE HOUSE OPPORTUNITY AND REVITALIZATION COUNCIL

President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order establishing the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council and named U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson as its chairperson.
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HUD AND VA ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL SUPPORT TO HELP HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

In a continuing effort to help end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announce a second round of funding to help provide permanent homes to veterans and their families experiencing homelessness in six states and the District of Columbia.
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HUD CHARGES OWNERS, BUILDERS OF DENVER APARTMENT COMPLEX WITH DISCRIMINATION AGAINST DISABLED RESIDENTS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today charged the owners, architect, and builder of a Denver, Colorado apartment building with housing discrimination for failing to make the complex handicap accessible.
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY IN OCTOBER 2018

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 October 2018. Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in October were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,263,000. This is 0.6 percent (±2.4 percent)
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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR CALIFORNIA FIRE VICTIMS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of California and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes in areas affected by wildfires
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HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH LAS VEGAS HOUSING LANDLORDS SETTLING CLAIMS OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has approved a Conciliation Agreement between a married couple with disabilities and the owners and managers of Silver Creek Apartments in Las Vegas, NV.
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HUD CHARGES NEW JERSEY RENTAL PROPERTY OWNER WITH HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging a Paramus, New Jersey, property owner with housing discrimination for allegedly refusing to rent an apartment to an African-American woman because of her race. HUD’s charge further alleges that the owner used racial slurs in a text message he sent to the woman informing her that she did not get the apartment
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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 $10 MILLION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF 538 AFFORDABLE HOMES

In an effort to help more working families become homeowners, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $10 million in grants to four non-profit housing organizations, which will create at least 538 affordable homes

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The Washington Post

Former HUD secretary Julián Castro joins 2020 Democratic presidential field

Julián Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio and housing secretary in the Obama administration, on Saturday joined the increasingly crowded field of candidates for the 2020

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.