The Nation's Housing: FHA loans especially suited to millennials

A new analysis of loans closed in January found that 35 percent of borrowers born between 1980 and 1999 opted for Federal Housing Administration …… Google Alert – FHA Loans

HUD Secretary Castro Announces Public Housing to be Smoke-Free

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián 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…. […]

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 Charges Housing Providers in Georgia, Louisiana, and New Hampshire with Discriminating Against Families with Children

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging housing providers in Georgia, Louisiana, and New Hampshire with violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against families with children…. HUD Press Releases

HUD Charges Florida Landlords with Housing Discrimination; Reaches Agreements with Massachusetts and Nevada Landlords

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging landlords in South Florida with discrimination against tenants with disabilities. Meanwhile, HUD is announcing separate agreements with landlords in Nevada and Massachusetts resolving similar charges…. HUD Press Releases

HUD Approves Settlement Between East Chicago Housing Authority and Fair Housing Organization

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement between the East Chicago Housing Authority and a fair housing organization, resolving multiple complaints of housing discrimination…. HUD Press Releases

HUD Charges Ohio Housing Authority with Discriminating Against Family with Disabilities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority in Warren, Ohio with violating the Fair Housing Act by denying the reasonable accommodation requests of a family that includes a father and daughter with severe disabilities…. HUD Press Releases

HUD Announces Agreement with City of Flagstaff and Housing Authority to Resolve Discrimination Claims

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today an agreement with the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, and the Flagstaff Housing Authority resolving allegations that they denied the reasonable accommodation requests of a resident with disabilities…. HUD Press Releases

HUD and Justice Department Award $300,000 to Help Justice- Involved Youth in New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania Find Jobs and Housing

WASHINGTON – To help advance housing, jobs and educational opportunities for justice-involved youth, HUD and the Department of Justice today announced $ 300,000 in grants to Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) and legal assistance organizations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio…. HUD Press Releases