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Preventing Homelessness Among the Young

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that it will give $43 million towards youth projects to 11 communities around the country. The grants come through HUD's Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program and are earmarked for “a ...

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Montgomery on the Road Ahead for FHA

During a press event Tuesday, Brian Montgomery, FHA Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for Housing, spoke about his near-term priorities for FHA, including updating the organization’s technological infrastructure, filling staff vacancies, and exploring why minority homeownership rates have fallen.

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Secretary Carson on Healthy Homes and Healthy Lives

United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson recently appeared at the Bipartisan Policy Center to discuss initiatives tied to health and housing. Watch the full 45-minute video here.

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HUD Approves Florida Disaster Plan—What You Need to Know

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Communities pummeled by Hurricane Irma late last year are finally in for some relief, as a $616 million disaster recovery plan gets HUD’s nod of approval. The much-anticipated monies will support affordable housing, infrastructure, and economic recovery efforts.

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HUD Greenlights $5 Billion Texas Disaster Recovery Plan

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With Hurricane Harvey's one-year anniversary approaching in August, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has just approved a multibillion-dollar plan to aid the Lone Star State’s ongoing recovery efforts.

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HUD Celebrates National Homeownership Month

National Homeownership Month 2018

On Thursday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development kicked off National Homeownership Month with a new media campaign and a look at the state of the market in 2018.

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Montgomery Confirmed: Industry Comments on New FHA Commissioner

After months of delays, Brian Montgomery’s nomination for Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has finally been approved by the Senate by a vote of 74-23. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to ...

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HUD Calls for Public Comment on ‘Disparate Impact’

HUD has announced it will be seeking public comment on whether its 2013 Disparate Impact Regulation is consistent with a more recent 2015 Supreme Court ruling that clarifies liability as it pertains to disparate impact claims. "HUD remains committed to ...

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West, Southwest Lead Sales of New Single-family Homes

A rising demand from younger homebuyers spurred the sales of new homes in the West and Southwest according to Census Bureau data. But which region didn’t fare so well?

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