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HUD Awards $4.8 Million to Help Low-Income Veterans Rehabilitate Their Homes

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $4.8 million in funding through the Veterans Housing...

A New Approach on Housing Affordability

A growing number of Americans are struggling to cope with the high and rising cost of rental housing in the United States. On any given night last year, more than half a million Americans were...

HUD Makes Record $2.3 Billion Available to Support Thousands of Local Homeless Programs

WASHINGTON - In a continuing effort to prevent and end homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today is making a record $2.3 billion available to support thousands of...

HUD Offers $150 Million to Provide Affordable Housing to People With Disabilities

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is offering $150 million in grants to provide affordable housing to approximately 18,000 non-elderly persons living with...

Trump Administration to Take on Local Housing Barriers

The Trump administration will explore using federal programs to push local governments to soften or eliminate rules that block housing construction, an issue that has stymied officials at all levels...

New Report Shows US Housing Supply Falls Far Short of what is Needed

CAMBRIDGE, MA – With the nation’s economy on sound footing and incomes on the rise, the number of people forming households in the United States has finally returned to a more normal pace....

Investors Are Buying More of the U.S. Housing Market Than Ever Before

Investor purchases of U.S. homes have climbed to an all-time high, a sign that rising home prices have done little to dampen demand for flipping homes or turning them into single-family rentals.

Home Buyers Get Government Help With Down Payments

Maiya Jones didn’t have money saved up for a down payment when she started looking for a house in the St. Louis area last summer. Her real-estate agent told her about a program that would cover...

House Appropriators Advance Transportation-HUD Bill

The House Appropriations Committee advanced a $137.1 billion fiscal 2020 Transportation-HUD spending bill by a 29-21 vote, proposing to increase funding for housing and transportation systems,...