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HUD Awards $472 Million to Public Housing Authorities to Help Keep Residents Housed

Washington - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced $472 million in CARES Act funding to help low income families during the coronavirus...

Multifamily Property Owners in Forbearance Now Required to Inform Tenants of Eviction Suspension and Tenant Protections

Washington, D.C.– To increase awareness of available tenant protections, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced today that multifamily property owners with mortgages backed by Fannie...

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,...