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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,...

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid

WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval on Monday to a long-delayed disaster aid package, ending the congressional impasse that has stymied efforts to send billions of dollars in relief to...

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans

Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities...