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HUD Announces $5 Billion to Increase Affordable Housing to Address Homelessness

WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the allocation of nearly $5 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to help communities...

HUD Allocates Nearly $700 Million For Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tuesday announced the allocation of $689,565,492.92 through the nation’s Housing Trust Fund (HTF) for affordable housing....

HUD Commemorates National Fair Housing Month 2021

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today kicked off Fair Housing Month 2021. This year’s Fair Housing Month theme, Fair Housing: More Than Just Words, reflects...

Secretary Fudge Statement on the State of the FHA Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund

WASHINGTON - Secretary Marcia L. Fudge on Tuesday released the following statement on the quarterly report to Congress on FHA Single-Family Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Programs: HUD has an...

HUD Releases 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1

Washington - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. The report found that 580,466 people experienced...

FHFA Further Extends COVID-Related Loan Flexibilities

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will extend temporary loan origination flexibilities until April 30,...

HUD Approves Agreement with JPMorgan Chase Resolving Claims of Race Discrimination in Appraisals

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has approved a Conciliation Agreement between JPMorgan Chase Bank and an African-American woman,...

HUD Awards More Than $652 Million for Affordable Housing Activities in Native American Communities

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced more than $652 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) formula funding for eligible Native American...

HUD Awards $5.5 Billion in Grants to Local Communities for Affordable Housing and to Serve Individuals and Families

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced $5.5 billion in funding to local programs throughout the country that provide affordable housing, community...

Federal Housing Administration Issues Measures to Protect Health, Safety, and Homeownership Security of Borrowers Impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) issued a series of waivers of provisions in its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1 that would normally require in-person...