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HUD to Resume Public Multifamily Housing Inspections in June

WASHINGTON - On Friday, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge announced that HUD will substantially increase housing inspections, beginning on June 1, 2021.

HUD Withdraws Proposed Rule, Reaffirms Its Commitment to Equal Access to Housing, Shelters, and Other Services Regardless of Gender Identity

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge on Thursday announced that HUD is withdrawing the previous administration’s proposed rule that...

HUD Accelerates Access to Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Funds

WASHINGTON - The Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced the obligation of $8.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds for Puerto Rico, along...

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,...