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

SECRETARY BEN CARSON’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING BUS TOUR ARRIVES IN SAN DIEGO

National
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited San Diego, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America” Bus Tour.
FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

National
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.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Lead Conversation on Housing Equity in the District at Howard Theatre

National
On Saturday, February 8, at 10 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser, led by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, the DC Office of Planning, the DC Department of Housing and Community Development
DOE

Department of Energy Invests $74 Million in Building and Construction Technologies and Innovations

National
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $74 million for 63 selected projects to research, develop, and test energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems
FEMA

FEMA Grants $3M to Improve Flood Protection for Marin County Homes

National
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $3 million to the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and Marin County
HUD InspectorGeneral

CRA/LA Agrees to Pay $3.1 Million to Resolve Alleged Misuse of Federal Funds for...

National
CRA/LA agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that its predecessor violated the False Claims Act by knowingly failing to comply with federal accessibility laws when it financed and assisted
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Announces Highways and Transit Subcommittee Hearing on Transportation and Infrastructure Needs on Tribal,...

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Awards Grants to Local Organizations to Provide Housing Counseling, Small Business Assistance,...

National
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced awards of nearly $13.5 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
USDOJ

CRA/LA Agrees to Pay $3.1 Million to Resolve Alleged Misuse of Federal Funds for...

National
CRA/LA agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that its predecessor violated the False Claims Act by knowingly failing to comply with federal accessibility laws when it financed and assisted in the development of affordable housing in the City
USDOJ

USDA Invests $4.4 Million in Rural Broadband Infrastructure in Georgia’s Gilmer County

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Georgia State Director Joyce White announced a $4.4 million investment in high-speed broadband infrastructure. This investment will support the construction of 90 miles of fiber-optic
The White House

WHITEHOUSE, BROWN, SCHATZ AND DEMS PRESS GSES ON PREPARATION FOR CLIMATE RISKS

National
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) led Senate Democrats in pressing Fannie Mae CEO Hugh Frater and Freddie Mac

The Top Trends in Real Estate for 2020 and Beyond

National
A new decade is upon us and there is no better time to look at the top trend that will shape the real estate industry in for the years to come. While many of these trends are focused on commercial real estate, there are also a few trends for residential investors as well as those who service investors. So, let’s get started as time is money.

BLM AUTHORIZES ELAND GEN-TIE PROJECT GENERATION INTERCONNECTION LINE IN KERN COUNTY

National
In a move that will improve the nation's energy infrastructure, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved the Eland Gen-Tie Project in Kern County, northeast of Mojave
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

RAYSOR FAMILY SHARES STORY OF OVERCOMING HOMELESSNESS AS PART OF ‘HUMANS OF HUD’ SERIES

National
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today introduced the latest story in the “Humans of HUD” campaign, which features photos and videos depicting stories
GSA

GSA to Conduct Public Auction of 1.67 Acre Seaside, CA Property – Opening Bid...

National
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will be holding a public sale for the parcel of land, including a large building, located at the Southwest Corner of Colonel Durham Street and Parker Flats Cut-Off Road, in Seaside
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae Executives to Discuss Housing Finance Reform and Counterparty Risk at Mortgage Bankers...

National
Ginnie Mae executives are scheduled to deliver presentations next week at the Mortgage Banker’s Association’s (MBA) Independent Mortgage Bankers conference updating the mortgage industry
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

DURING BUS TOUR, SECRETARY BEN CARSON CUTS FEDERAL BARRIERS TO MANUFACTURED HOUSING

National
During a visit to Clayton Homes as part of the “Driving Affordable Housing Across America Bus Tour,” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced

Avoid TV Tip-Over Incidents During Super Bowl LIV with Safety Tips

New York
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is alerting consumers about the dangers of television (TV) tip-over hazards. Millions of New Yorkers will watch the Super Bowl this Sunday either on TVs at home or at parties with friends. DCP is taking this TV-focused occasion to remind consumers of critical TV safety tips.
USDOJ

California Real Estate Developer Sentenced to 15 Months for Making Conduit Contributions in Two...

National
Oakland-area real estate developer James Tong was sentenced to 15 months today for funneling tens of thousands of dollars of his own money through straw donors into two consecutive congressional campaigns for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives
SEC

Over $63 Million to Be Returned to Investors in Alleged Real Estate Investment Fraud

National
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has obtained a court order authorizing the distribution of over $63 million to investors in connection with a previously filed action.  This amount represents the full return of funds

Recent HUD Press Releases

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

SECRETARY BEN CARSON’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING BUS TOUR ARRIVES IN SAN DIEGO

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today visited San Diego, California, as part of his “Driving Affordable Housing Across America” Bus Tour.

Random HUD in News

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.