HUD

HUD Funding Programs That Keep Foster Youth Housed

December 20th, 2021
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that over $1 million has been awarded to public housing agencies (PHAs) across the country to provide housing assistance to youth who are aging out of foster care and...

HUD Debuts Action Plan to Address Racial and Ethnic Bias in Home Appraisals

March 25th, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has unveiled its roadmap for addressing racial bias in the home appraisal process. HUD and the Biden Administration released its Interagency Task Force on Property Appraisal and Valuation Equity (PAVE) Action...

HUD Reaches Settlement With Southern California Discrimination Claim

December 29th, 2021
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that it has reached a Conciliation/Voluntary Compliance Agreement with National Community Renaissance, National Community Renaissance of California, Desert Meadows Housing Partners, LP, Victorville Housing Partners L.P., and Cathedral Family...

Amid Supply Chain Woes, Millennials Want Bigger Homes

April 5th, 2022
A new survey out shows that millennials’ housing preferences have changed through the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Census Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) analysis, more than a third (36%)...

HUD Looks Back at 2021 Accomplishments

January 3rd, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this year took bold action in pursuit of the agency’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes. These actions aligned with key Biden-Harris Administration priorities including ensuring...

HUD to Use Additional $3.3 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds

April 8th, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that it is making an additional $3,285,353 in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding available to help HUD’s Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) agencies combat housing discrimination related to the...

President Biden Appoints Two Key Leadership Roles at HUD and SBA

January 4th, 2022
President Joe Biden appointed the following individuals to serve in key regional leadership roles at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Small Business Administration (SBA): Jason Pu, HUD Regional Administrator, Region 9 Edward “Ted” James, SBA...

Housing Starts Rise in March Despite Mortgage Rate Hikes

April 19th, 2022
Construction of new homes increased last month, despite a surge in mortgage rates, according to new data released today from the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. According to the new data, housing starts increased...

HUD Providing Disaster Assistance to Those Affected by Colorado Winds and Fires

January 7th, 2022
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for areas in Colorado affected by straight-line winds and wildfires from Dec. 30, 2021, and continuing. On Jan. 1, President Biden issued a...

NAR’s Bryan Greene Joins Think Tank Discussion on Housing Supply and Affordability Crisis

April 21st, 2022
Bryan Greene, vice president of Policy Advocacy for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) along with several other top-level housing officials recently joined national think tank Third Way for a discussion on how to solve the housing crisis, with an emphasis...
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