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FHFA Encourages Landlords of Enterprise-Backed Properties to Apply for Emergency Rental Assistance Before Evicting Tenants

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is encouraging landlords of properties backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) to apply for Emergency Rental...

HUD Makes Over $19 Million Available to Fight Housing Discrimination

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is making $19.4 million available to help HUD Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) agencies conduct...

Sandra L. Thompson Announced as Acting Director of FHFA

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the White House appointed Sandra L. Thompson as the Acting Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) effective immediately.

Secretary Fudge Outlines HUD Actions to Address Reentry Housing Needs and Increase Public Safety

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today outlined actions that the Department is taking to improve public safety by addressing the housing...

HUD Awards $1.1 Billion in American Rescue Plan Funds for Emergency Housing Vouchers

WASHINGTON  – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the awarding of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan funds for Emergency Housing...

USDA Seeks Applications for Placemaking Grants to Spur Economic Growth and Community Development

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it is accepting applications for eligible entities to provide planning, training, and technical assistance to rural communities to foster...

HUD Employees Named Finalists for Coveted “Sammie” Award

WASHINGTON - A group of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) employees are finalists for the 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies). Michelle Daniels, Charles D....

HUD Announces $5 Billion to House People Experiencing Homelessness

WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the allocation of $5 billion in American Rescue Plan funds for emergency housing vouchers...

HUD Makes More Than $20 Million Available to Fight Housing Discrimination

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it is making $20,229,156 available to fair housing organizations across the nation working to fight housing...

HUD to Increase Access to Opportunity For 10,000 Families Through New $45.7 Million Housing Mobility Demonstration

WASHINGTON - HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge on Thursday announced awards to nine lead public housing authorities that will participate in HUD’s new Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration,...