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Trump Orders HUD to Suspend Evictions and Foreclosures

President Trump on Wednesday directed the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to suspend evictions and foreclosures through April as Americans grapple with the fallout of the...

FHFA Suspends Foreclosures and Evictions for Enterprise-Backed Mortgages

​​Washington, D.C. – Today, to help borrowers who are at risk of losing their home, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) to...

Multifamily housing bonds could be attached to economic stimulus

As lawmakers in Washington search for bipartisan pieces to a third round of legislation to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, one popular measure that could hitch a ride on a larger economic stimulus...

New NLIHC Report: Sustained Public Investment Needed to Ensure Lowest-Income People Have Access to Decent, Accessible, Affordable Homes

Washington, DC - The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes, a new report released today by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), finds a national shortage of seven million affordable and...

HUD Kicks Off 2020 Secretary’s Awards For Healthy Homes Competition

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it’s opening this year’s HUD Secretary Awards for Healthy Homes. Promoting healthy homes that foster...

HUD Awards Funds to Build 1,100 Homes for Low-Income Seniors

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $51 million in housing assistance to non-profit organizations across the country to finance more...

New Report Shows America’s Rental Affordability Crisis Climbing The Income Ladder

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Rental market conditions in the United States have changed fundamentally since the Great Recession, according to America’s Rental Housing 2020, a new report out today from the...

HUD Issues Improved Fair Housing Rule

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today published its proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule, which offers clearer guidance to states and local...

The conundrum affordable housing poses for the nation

The nation is in the grip of an affordable housing crisis. A severe shortage of homes for working-class and low-income families is pushing up house prices and rents across the country,...

HUD and VA Announce Support to Help Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes

WASHINGTON – In a continuing effort to end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $29.3...