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HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD OFFERS $112 MILLION TO EXPAND AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW-INCOME PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that there is a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities.

BLM NAMES VETERAN LAND MANAGER TO LEAD CALIFORNIA STATE OFFICE

California
The Bureau of Land Management today announced that Karen Mouritsen has been named the new California State Director—a key leadership position based in Sacramento. As State Director, Mouritsen will direct a team that manages lands encompassing 15% of the Golden State’s total land mass
EPA

EPA commemorates $640 million in water infrastructure loans to Tualatin Valley Water District and...

National
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest Chris Hladick joined the Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) and the city of Hillsboro
USDOJ

California Real Estate Developer Convicted of Making Conduit Contributions in Two U.S. Congressional Campaigns

California
Today, a federal jury found an Oakland-area real estate developer guilty for funneling tens of thousands of dollars through straw donors into two consecutive congressional campaigns
VA

VA completes home loan funding fee refund initiative

National
WASHINGTON - (RealEstateRama) - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently completed an aggressive initiative to process home loan funding fee refunds to Veteran borrowers,...
USDA

USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 13 States

National
Investments will Benefit Nearly 231,000 Residents and Businesses WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2019 - (RealEstateRama) - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald...

NYS OASAS ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW RECOVERY CENTER IN NEW YORK CITY

New York
The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) today announced the opening of the new JLC Recovery and Wellness Center in New York City. JLC is operated by Exponents Inc. and provides free help and support services for people affected by addiction and for their families.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS NEARLY $43 MILLION IN HOUSING COUNSELING GRANTS

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $42.8 million in housing counseling grants to help approximately one million Americans make more informed housing choices, keep their current homes, or receive assistance
FEMA

Finding Assistance after Tropical Storm Imelda

National
Are you a Texas homeowner or renter whose home is damaged or uninhabitable because of damage caused by Tropical Storm Imelda? Resources are available to help get you on the road to recovery.
VA

Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care announces the end of Veteran homelessness in the region

National
 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that the Western Pennsylvania Continuum of Care (CoC) met the requirements in September to declare the effective end of Veteran homelessness in the 20 counties

BLM PUBLISHES ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF DIRECT LAND SALE TO GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY

National
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) invites public review of its completed environmental assessment of a noncompetitive sale of two public land parcels totaling just over 3,380 acres to the Gila River Indian Community (Community). The Community
FTC

FTC Acts Against Company Using Celebrity Endorsements, Bogus Earnings Claims to Sell Real Estate...

National
A federal court has entered a temporary restraining order against Utah-based Zurixx, LLC and affiliated companies, which the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Utah Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) allege have used

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON SEPTEMBER JOBS REPORT

National
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement on the September jobs report  from the Department of Labor
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Rolls Out Fair Shot Investments

National
On the first day of the new fiscal year, Mayor Bowser began rolling out the investments made in her Fiscal Year 2020 Fair Shot budget. In addition to these investments, the DC Government is processing cost of living adjustments for DC Government employees
USDA

USDA Invests in Community Facilities Improvements for 3.3 Million Rural Americans in 23 States

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $139 million in 56 projects (PDF, 189 KB) to improve community facilities and provide essential services for 3.3 million rural residents in 23 states.
VA

VA provides Veterans fleeing domestic violence with housing and supportive services

National
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reminds Veterans nationwide that VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) and Grant and Per Diem (GPD) provide housing and other services for Veterans experiencing domestic violence and intimate partner violence.
EIA

International Energy Outlook 2019 projects nearly 50% increase in world energy usage by 2050,...

National
In its International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that world energy consumption will grow by nearly 50% between 2018 and 2050. EIA projects most of this growth will come from regions where the consumption of energy is driven by strong economic growth

Norton to Speak at Navy Yard Apartments Opening

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a ribbon cutting for the Guild apartment building in Navy Yard tomorrow, September 26th, at 11:15 a.m.  The Guild apartment complex is the most recent building completed in the revitalized Navy Yard neighborhood, which is a key mixed-use development project in the Capital Riverfront neighborhood

Public Notice: Public Comment Period for Hazard Mitigation Grant for Buyout and Elevation of...

National
As part of New Hanover County’s Long Term Hurricane Recovery Plan, New Hanover County applied on behalf of residents for buyout of their properties, or elevation of their properties, that had extensive damage from Hurricane Florence. The county also applied for funding to address stormwater drainage to help improve the flow of streams and creeks in our area.
USDA

USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 25 States

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary of Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $144 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 25 states

Recent HUD Press Releases

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD OFFERS $112 MILLION TO EXPAND AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOW-INCOME...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that there is a combined $112 million available to expand the supply of permanent affordable housing for very low-income persons with disabilities.

Random HUD in News

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