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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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HUD APPROVES HOUSING DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT BETWEEN SOUTHERN NEVADA REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY AND FAMILY

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement involving the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority in Las Vegas to resolve allegations that it violated the Fair Housing Act by denying the mother the reasona...

HUD ANNOUNCES FAIR HOUSING AGREEMENT WITH LOS ANGELES LANDLORDS TO SETTLE DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with the owners and operators of Swansea Park Senior Apartments in Los Angeles to resolve allegations that they violated fair housing laws for refusing to allow a ...

HUD ANNOUNCES HOUSING DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT BETWEEN DENVER FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND COLORADO LANDLORDS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement resolving allegations that the owners and manager of an apartment complex in Littleton, Colorado, discriminated against families with children and people with disabilities. The voluntary conciliation agreement settles a complaint brought by Denver Metro Fair Housing Center against owners George and Helen Turk, along with their property management company, Katchen & Company, Inc., who were accused of having a ‘no kids’ policy and limiting housing options for persons with disabilities.

HUD CHARGES HOUSING PROVIDERS IN GEORGIA, LOUISIANA, AND NEW HAMPSHIRE WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES...

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 CHARGES OHIO HOUSING AUTHORITY WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILY WITH DISABILITIES

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 ...

HUD AWARDS $500 MILLION TO HELP LOUISIANA, TEXAS & WEST VIRGINIA TO RECOVER FROM...

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today awarded a total of $500 million to help Louisiana, Texas and West Virginia to recover after severe flooding events that occurred earlier this year. Provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program, these recovery funds will assist the most impacted communities that experienced the most serious damage to their housing stock.

HUD AWARDS $500 MILLION TO HELP LOUISIANA, TEXAS & WEST VIRGINIA TO RECOVER FROM...

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today awarded a total of $500 million to help Louisiana, Texas and West Virginia to recover after severe flooding events that occurred earlier this year. Provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program, these recovery funds will assist the most impacted communities that experienced the most serious damage to their housing stock.

HUD CHARGES MANHATTAN CONDO OWNER WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST RESIDENT WITH DISABILITIES

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is charging a Manhattan property owner with violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against a resident with disabilities who required the use of an assistance animal...

HUD CHARGES MASSACHUSETTS LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is charging the owner of an apartment in Easthampton, Massachusetts with housing discrimination for refusing to rent an apartment to a couple with children because the unit w...

HUD CHARGES SOUTH DAKOTA LANDLORD WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST WOMAN AND HER DAUGHTER

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today it is charging a Rapid City, South Dakota, landlord with housing discrimination after she refused to rent an apartment to a woman and her daughter. According to HUD's charge, the landlord allegedly denied housing to the family stating, “I decided to go with a bachelor. In the past, I have always rented to bachelors, that has worked best.”

HUD ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH RIDGELAND, MISSISSIPPI TO SETTLE DISCRIMINATORY ZONING COMPLAINT

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement with Ridgeland, Mississippi to resolve complaints the city violated the Fair Housing Act when it passed and enforced a zoning ordinance that HUD claimed was motivated by racial animus and created a discriminatory effect on the city’s African American residents.

HUD APPROVES SETTLEMENT BETWEEN CITY OF PHOENIX AND FAIR HOUSING ORGANIZATIONS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced today an agreement between the City of Phoenix, Arizona and two fair housing organizations resolving multiple complaints of housing discrimination. The Southwest Fair Housing Co...

HUD CHARGES GEORGIA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is charging a Georgia couple with housing discrimination for refusing to rent an apartment they owned to a single mother and her son.  HUD’s investigation alleges landlords James and Ella Collier denied one woman’s application because she had a 14-year-old son and that they had a “NO CHILDREN” stipulation in multiple lease agreements with other tenants.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR LOUISIANA STORM VICTIMS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castrotoday announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Louisiana and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to severe storms and flooding

HUD AWARDS BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA $500,000 “MAIN STREET” GRANT

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority will receive a $500,000 grant to redevelop the Bartlesville, Oklahoma’s abandoned Methodist Church and build additional affordable housing units targeted to low-income residents. The grant is funded through HUD’s HOPE VI Main Street Program.

COMCAST AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT COLLABORATE TO CLOSE THE...

Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHomeinitiative took an historic step to close the digital divide in America. Now, public housing and HUD-assisted residents living in Comcast’s service area are eligible to apply forInternet Essentials, the company’s high-speed internet adoption program for low-income families. Including homes covered by Comcast’s pilot public housing expansion announced in March, an estimated total of up to 2 million HUD-assisted homes, including Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, and Multifamily programs, will now have access to low-cost internet service.

HUD ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE RULES AGAINST MINNESOTA LANDLORD CHARGED WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST PERSONS WITH...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that a HUD Administrative Law Judge ruled against a northern Minnesota landlord charged with refusing to rent an apartment to prospective tenants because of their disabilities. ...

HUD ANNOUNCES $630,000 AGREEMENT WITH ILLINOIS PROPERTY OWNERS, MANAGERS ACCUSED OF DISCRIMINATING AGAINST APPLICANTS...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has reached a $630,000 agreement with a group of Illinois property owners and a management company resolving allegations they violated the Fair Housing Act and Section ...

HUD CHARGES MASSACHUSETTS LANDLORD WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owner of a Springfield, Massachusetts rental property with violating the Fair Housing Act by refusing to rent an apartment to a husband and wife with children. The landlordwas also charged with printing discriminatory statements in his lease and retaliating against the family after they complained.Read HUD’s charge.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS – AUSTIN WINS HUD’S INNOVATION IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING STUDENT DESIGN AND...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a graduate student team from the University of Texas at Austin the winners of HUD’s third annual Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition. The Austin team was one of the four team finalists to develop a plan to redevelop the public housing project Monteria Village in Santa Barbara, California. HUD also announced a team from University of Maryland as the runner up.

HUD AWARDS $157 MILLION IN DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDS IN SOUTH CAROLINA

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today announced $157 million will be awarded to South Carolina communities for disaster recovery efforts following significant rainfall and flooding in October 2015. The funds will help to meet remaining unmet housing, economic development, and infrastructure needs that resulted from thousands of homes and small businesses being damaged or destroyed.

CONNECTICUT LANDLORDS AGREE TO SETTLE HUD FAIR HOUSING COMPLAINT ALLEGING THEY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FAMILIES...

he U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with a group of Connecticut landlords to resolve allegations they discriminated against families with children. HUD reached the agreement with New Britain-based Gre...

$1.84 million awarded for owner-occupied housing rehab in seven communities

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $1,847,600 as part of the 2015 Nebraska Affordable Housing Program to seven communities to pursue owner-occupied rehab housing projects. Funding comes from the federal Community Developm...

HUD PROVIDES CLARITY FOR LOUISIANA’S ROAD HOME ELEVATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it has worked with the State of Louisiana on a series of proposed amendments to its Road Home Elevation Incentive Program to provide certain homeowners relief from having to p...

HUD AWARDS MORE THAN $26 MILLION TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY TO BOOST ECONOMIC GROWTH...

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro announced Wednesday the allocation of more than $26 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for St. Louis County, Missouri. St. Louis County recei...

Hoeven Announces USDA Funding for Central Power Cooperative

Speaking at a press conference in Mandan, Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy, today joined U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah in...

HUD’s MORTGAGEE REVIEW BOARD TAKES ACTION AGAINST TWO TEXAS LENDERS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Mortgagee Review Board (MRB) today announced settlement agreements with two Texas mortgage lenders following allegations they engaged in a scheme to charge bogus fees to consumers, which improper...

Governor Bullock Urges Montana’s Federal Delegation to Support the Swift Reauthorization of the Land...

Governor Steve Bullock today released a letter to Congressman Ryan Zinke, Senator Jon Tester, and Senator Steve Daines urging them to support the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) which is set to expire in September of this...

HUD CHARGES SOUTH DAKOTA PROPERTY OWNERS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST RESIDENT WITH DISABILITIES

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners and landlords of a 36-unit complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with violating the Fair Housing Act by initially refusing to allow a resident with...

HUD INCREASES NEW YORK HOUSING COUNSELING FUNDING BY 24%

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded an additional $500,000 to 15 current grantees and 4 new recipients to help New York families and individuals with their housing needs and to prevent future foreclosures. A major n...

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