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Hud Awards Over $74 Million in Grants to Support Affordable Rental Housing for Extremely Low-Income Persons with Disabilities

Washington – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced the award of over $74 million in grants to 12 state housing finance agencies to support affordable rental housing...

Temporary Policy Allowing Purchase of Qualified Loans in Forbearance Extended

Washington, D.C. – To support homeowners and mortgage lenders, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) approved an extension of the temporary policy that allows for the purchase of certain...

Secretary Carson Praises Confirmation of Dana Wade as New FHA Commissioner

Washington - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today applauded the confirmation of Dana Wade to serve as the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Commissioner....

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Commemorates One Year Anniversary of the Foster Youth to Independence Initiative

Pittsburgh, PA - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today commemorated the One Year Anniversary of the Foster Youth to Independence Initiative in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where...

Secretary Carson Terminates 2015 AFFH Rule

Washington - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced the Department will ultimately terminate the Obama Administration’s Affirmatively Furthering...

Secretary Carson Announces Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration

Washington- Today Secretary Ben Carson announced HUD’s new “Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration,” which aims to measure the impact of housing choice upon the economic condition of...

FHFA Proposes 2021 Housing Goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Washington, D.C.– Today, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) proposed its 2021 housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises). Due to the economic uncertainty related to the...

FHFA Extends COVID-Related Loan Processing Flexibilities for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Customers Through August

Washington, D.C. – The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced today that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will extend several loan origination flexibilities until August 31,...

FHA Expands Home Retention Measures for Homeowners Financially Impacted by COVID-19

Washington - The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced additional home retention measures to help homeowners with FHA-insured single family mortgages who are financially impacted by...

FHFA Provides Tenant Protections

Washington, D.C.– Today, to help renters in multifamily properties stay in their homes and to support multifamily property owners during the coronavirus national emergency, the Federal Housing...