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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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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.
EPA

EPA amends cleanup plan for former West Calumet Housing Complex in Zone 1 of...

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has amended the 2012 cleanup plan for the former West Calumet Housing Complex in Zone 1 of the USS Lead Superfund Site in East Chicago
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $40 MILLION TO FIGHT HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $40 million to fair housing organizations across the nation working to confront violations of the nation's landmark Fair Housing Act
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HUD PROVIDES IMMEDIATE RELIEF FOR HOMEOWNERS AMID NATIONWIDE CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, in consultation with the Trump Administration and the Coronavirus Task Force, today authorized
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT | SECRETARY CARSON APPLAUDS GOVERNOR FOR TAKING ACTION TO...

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Secretary Carson praised California Governor Gavin Newsom’s actions to provide unsheltered homeless populations with emergency housing options to protect them and prevent the spread of coronavirus

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSED YELLOW PINE SOLAR PROJECT

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The Bureau of Land Management today released a draft analyzing the environmental impacts of the proposed Yellow Pine Solar Project to be located on BLM-administered land 10 miles southeast of Pahrump and approximately 32 miles west of Las Vegas in Clark County, Nevada.
USDOJ

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Disability-Based Discrimination in North Dakota Housing

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The Department of Justice announced today that it filed a lawsuit alleging that Hampton Corporation Inc. and several other individuals and entities violated the Fair Housing Act

BLM SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON DIRECT SALE OF LAND FOR EXPANSION OF SAN JOSE...

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The Bureau of Land Management Socorro Field Office is seeking public comment on an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a Resource Management Plan Amendment (RMP) and subsequent Non-Competitive Direct Sale of a 2.72-acre parcel of public land.  The parcel is located in the unincorporated town of Luis Lopez, 5 miles south of Socorro, in Socorro County, New Mexico
FEMA

FEMA Extends Direct Housing Program in Butte County

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FEMA has announced a 12-month extension of the temporary housing program in Butte County through May 12, 2021 for Camp Fire survivors – the initial 18-month program was set to conclude May 12, 2020.
Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.137 Trillion

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Ginnie Mae announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $52.64 billion in February, providing financing for more than 210,000 homeowners and renters.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS OVER $118 MILLION TO LOCAL HOMELESS PROGRAMS

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced over $118 million in grants to support local homeless assistance programs across the country
VA

VA announces safeguards to protect nursing home and spinal cord injury patients

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While the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) still considers COVID-19 to be a low threat to the general American public, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced, March 10, new safeguards aimed at limiting COVID-19 exposure risk
USDOJ

USDA Invests $900 Million in Rural Electric Infrastructure in 16 States

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Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $900 million to build, preserve or improve rural electric infrastructure across 16 states (PDF, 151 KB). Censky made the announcement at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s annual meeting and conference

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT OFFERS LAND IN LA PLATA COUNTY FOR COMPETITIVE COAL LEASE...

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The Bureau of Land Management will host a competitive, sealed bid coal lease sale at 10 a.m. on April 10, 2020 for a lease-by-application for a 2,462-acre tract, approximately 14 miles west of Durango in La Plata County, Colorado.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on New Affordable Senior Housing Honoring Late Todd A. Lee

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Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, and the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) celebrated the groundbreaking of the Todd A. Lee Senior
DOI

Interior’s Fish and Wildlife Service Establishes Procedures to Provide Landowners Clarity on Wetland Easements

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As part of its continuing effort to be a good neighbor, provide transparency to landowners and reduce regulatory burdens, the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
HUD InspectorGeneral

Union County Man Arrested For Mortgage Fraud And Defrauding The Orange Public Library

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A Union County, New Jersey, man was arrested today by federal agents on charges of mortgage fraud and scheming to defraud the Orange Public Library, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
USDOJ

Leader of Armed Home Invasion Robbery Crew Convicted of RICO Conspiracy and Other Violent...

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A federal jury in Detroit, Michigan, found a Colombian man guilty of all charges in a nine-count indictment charging him with Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO)
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS $5 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AGENCIES TO INSTALL CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson today awarded $5 million to public housing agencies for the purchase and installation of carbon monoxide (CO) detectors
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $1.1 MILLION TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO ASSIST YOUNG PEOPLE AGING...

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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced an additional $1.1 million in funding for HUD's new Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative.

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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.