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HUD Awards More Than $652 Million for Affordable Housing Activities in Native American Communities

WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced more than $652 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) formula funding for eligible Native American...

HUD Awards $5.5 Billion in Grants to Local Communities for Affordable Housing and to Serve Individuals and Families

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced $5.5 billion in funding to local programs throughout the country that provide affordable housing, community...

Federal Housing Administration Issues Measures to Protect Health, Safety, and Homeownership Security of Borrowers Impacted by COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) issued a series of waivers of provisions in its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1 that would normally require in-person...

HUD Renews Funding for Thousands of Local Homeless Programs

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $2.5 billion to renew support to thousands of local homeless assistance programs across the nation. HUD's...

Biden Administration Authorizes Extension of Federal Housing Administration Single Family Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium

WASHINGTON - Yesterday, the Biden Administration requested the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and other Federal Agencies to extend its foreclosure and eviction moratorium for...

FHA Extends Options For Single Family Borrowers Financially Impacted By COVID-19

Washington - On December 21, 2020, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced it is extending the foreclosure and eviction moratorium for single-family FHA-insured mortgages for an additional...

FHFA Announces 2021 Affordable Housing Goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

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

HUD Announces Millions in Rental and Housing Assistance for Veterans in Need

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is awarding $46 million in rental assistance and housing vouchers to help veterans at risk of experiencing...

FHFA Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2021- 2024

​The ​Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has requested input on FHFA's Strategic Plan: Fiscal Years 2021-2024, by Monday, October 5, 2020. FHFA's strategic plan reflects the agency's...

FHFA Announces Director for the Office of Equal Opportunity and Fairness

Washington, D.C.  -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced that Debra Chew will join FHFA as Director for the Office of Equal Opportunity and Fairness (OEOF) on September 28,...