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HUD Announces $83 Million to Deliver Equitable COVID-19 Relief to Tribal Communities

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the awarding of more than $83 million in Indian Community Block Grant-American Rescue Plan (ICDBG-ARP) grants to 74 Tribal communities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the third round of ICDBG-ARP awards, underscoring the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to […]

HUD Providing Disaster Assistance to Those Affected by Colorado Winds and Fires

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced the implementation of federal disaster assistance for areas in Colorado affected by straight-line winds and wildfires from Dec. 30, 2021, and continuing. On Jan. 1, President Biden issued a major disaster declaration to make Federal funding available to affected individuals in Boulder County, Colorado. […]

HUD Looks Back at 2021 Accomplishments

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this year took bold action in pursuit of the agency’s mission to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes. These actions aligned with key Biden-Harris Administration priorities including ensuring equity, removing barriers to homeownership, expanding the nation’s housing supply and keeping Americans housed. Below […]

HUD Reaches Settlement With Southern California Discrimination Claim

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that it has reached a Conciliation/Voluntary Compliance Agreement with National Community Renaissance, National Community Renaissance of California, Desert Meadows Housing Partners, LP, Victorville Housing Partners L.P., and Cathedral Family Housing Partners, L.P., management agents and owners of four HUD-subsidized apartment complexes in Southern California, […]

Non-Profit Bidders Buy More Than 800 Mortgage Notes at HUD Vacant Loan Sale

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Asset Sales recently announced that 23 mission-driven non-profit organizations successfully participated—and 11 were awarded pools—in its Dec. 1, 2021, competitive bid HUD-held Vacant Loan Sale (HVLS 2022-1). Collectively, these organizations successfully won bids on 814 mortgage notes—the entire volume of notes eligible for priority bidding. […]

HUD to Distribute Additional American Rescue Plan Funds to Fight Housing Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced that it is making an additional $5,757,663 in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding available to help HUD Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) agencies combat housing discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizations that qualify for the funding, which is being awarded through FHIP’s Private […]

HUD: $20M in Funding Awarded to Eviction Protection Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Tues., Nov. 23 announced $20 million in inaugural grants from its Eviction Protection Grant Program, the first of its kind for the Department. These grants will be awarded to legal service providers to assist in providing legal assistance to low-income tenants at risk of or […]