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HUD Awards Over $2 Billion to Help End Homelessness

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $202 million in FY18 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grants to support new homeless programs across the country,...

Chairman Crapo Releases Outline for Housing Finance Reform

WASHINGTON – Today, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) released an outline for housing finance reform legislation.  The outline incorporates elements of many plans and...

HUD Secretary Carson Announces Agreement to Address Longstanding Issues at NYCHA

WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced an agreement with the City of New York and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to provide a new...

HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in November 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential sales statistics for November 2018.

Crapo Outlines Banking Committee Agenda for 116th Congress

WASHINGTON – Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) has outlined his committee agenda for the 116th Congress. The Committee will continue to identify and move bipartisan legislative...

HUD Renews Funding to Thousands of Local Homeless Programs

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded approximately $2 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation....

White House Plans to Overhaul Housing Finance System, Top Regulator Says

The White House will announce a plan by next month to end government control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a bid to resolve a long debate over the fate of the two companies that dominate the...

Ginnie Mae’s Michael Bright Steps Down

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) announced that Michael Bright, EVP and COO at Ginnie Mae will be stepping down...

HUD Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude resigns

This morning the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Pam Patenaude announced to Secretary Ben Carson her plans to step down in the New Year.

HUD Announces New FHA Loan Limits for 2019

WASHINGTON – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced the agency's new schedule of loan limits for 2019, with most areas in the country to experience an increase in loan limits in...