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HUD Launches New Community Investment Tool

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today unveiled the Community Assessment Reporting Tool (CART) – an innovative reference and mapping tool created to help answer the question, “How is HUD investing in my community?”. CART provides a snapshot of HUD investments across a community, cutting the time it takes to […]

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in October

WASHINGTON – Sales of new single-family houses in October 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 563,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau…. HUD Press Releases

HUD Secretary Castro Announces Public Housing to be Smoke-Free

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Juli├ín Castro today announced that public housing developments in the U.S. will now be required to provide a smoke-free environment for their residents…. HUD Press Releases

HUD Approves Fair Housing Agreement with Orange County Landlords Resolving Housing Discrimination Complaints

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced today a Voluntary Compliance/Conciliation Agreement with the owners of an Orange County, California property and their management company, G and K Management, resolving allegations that they violated the Fair Housing Act by denying the reasonable accommodation requests of two women with disabilities…. […]

Homelessness in the U.S. Continues to Decline

WASHINGTON – Homelessness continues to decline in the U.S, specifically among families with children, Veterans, and individuals with long-term disabling conditions according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…. HUD Press Releases

Renters More Likely to be Food Insecure than Homeowners

WASHINGTON – About 10.5 million American households, or roughly 8.9 percent, reported that in the past month their access to adequate food was limited by a lack of money and other resources, according to new 2015 American Housing Survey data released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. […]

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in October

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for October 2016…. HUD Press Releases north carolina payday loans

HUD Announces New Approach to Expand Choice and Opportunity for Section 8 Voucher Holders in Certain Housing Markets

WASHINGTON – In some metropolitan areas of the country, families who depend upon the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program have limited choices about where they can find suitable affordable rental housing. Often, their housing choices are constrained and higher opportunity neighborhoods remain out of reach because of the current method of calculating their rental assistance…. […]

HUD, VA Team up to Help Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $ 18.5 million to 39 local public housing agencies across the country to provide a permanent home to an estimated 2,100 veterans experiencing homelessness…. HUD Press Releases

HUD Issues Guidance on How to Treat Tenants Fairly in Rental Assistance Demonstration

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today issued formal guidance to Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) and others participating in the Department’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) on how to meet their fair housing, civil rights and relocation obligations during all phases of RAD’s conversion process…. HUD Press Releases