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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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FHA OFFERS INCENTIVES FOR PROPERTY OWNERS WHO INVEST IN OPPORTUNITY ZONES

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced a package of incentives to encourage multi-family property owners to invest in thousands of neighborhoods located in Opportunity Zones across the nation.
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HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT RESOLVING DISCRIMINATION ALLEGATIONS INVOLVING CALIFORNIA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY

California
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a fair housing agreement between a San Diego-area property management company and a family with a child who has a respiratory disability.
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS TO CO-HOST HUD INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE

National
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will co-host the Department's inaugural "Innovative Housing Showcase." The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019
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HUD AND COUNCIL ON FOUNDATIONS ANNOUNCE WINNERS OF SECRETARY’S AWARD FOR PUBLIC-PHILANTHROPIC PARTNERSHIPS

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations announced the 2019 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards recognize innovative partnerships between foundations and government that have been critical in transforming communities and improving the quality of life for low-and moderate-income residents across the country
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HUD AND CENSUS BUREAU REPORT NEW RESIDENTIAL SALES IN JANUARY 2019

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 January 2019
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HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT RESOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION INVOLVING SAN DIEGO HOUSING PROVIDERS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it has entered into a Conciliation/Voluntary Compliance Agreement with a resident and owners of a San Diego apartment complex
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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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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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