HUD Requests Input to Maximize Positive Impact on Opportunity Zones

Share List HUD issued Federal Register Notice: Review of HUD Policy in Opportunity Zones which informs the public that HUD intends to maximize the beneficial impact of investment in Opportunity Zones. HUD is reviewing its existing policies, practices, planned actions, regulations, and guidance regarding HUD-administered programs and laws to identify actions HUD can take to encourage…

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16Apr

Van Hollen Leading Affordable Housing Effort

Share List From WCBC Radio U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is leading 40 of his colleagues on a bipartisan letter urging increased funding for the Section 4 Capacity Building program. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Section 4 Program works with local community development organizations to improve affordable housing, finance small businesses, and provide…

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08Jan

What Are the ‘Right Moves’ for Your Family?

Share List How Housing Matters How Housing Matters is an online resource for the most rigorous research and practical information on how a quality, stable, affordable home in a vibrant community contributes to individual and community success. This online resource published a new interactive game to demonstrate the trade-offs of prioritizing your family’s education, health, and…

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28Feb

Nine National Foundations Commit to Invest $4.9 Million in Campaign to Ensure all Americans Have Stable Housing

Share List Nine of the nation’s largest private foundations have joined forces in a commitment to end housing instability in America. The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Ford Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The JPB Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, Melville Charitable Trust, and Oak…

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01Aug

Senate Appropriations Approves Transportation, HUD Bill

Share List By: NAHRO Published: July 31, 2017 The Senate Appropriations Committee voted unanimously on July 27 to approve its FY 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) bill. The bill provides $60.058 billion in funding overall, $2.407 billion higher than current funding levels and $3.5 billion higher than the House. Considering the constraints of…

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23Jan

Trump reverses Obama’s mortgage fee cuts on first day

Share List Author: Joe Light January 20, 2017 Soon after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, his administration undid one of Barack Obama’s last-minute economic-policy actions: a mortgage-fee cut under a government program that’s popular with first-time home buyers and low-income borrowers. The new administration on Friday said it’s canceling a reduction in the…

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08Nov

Using performance data could help unlock billions of dollars of savings in U.S. apartment buildings

Share List By: Institute for Market Transformation Published: November 3, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC (November 3, 2016)—Increasing the energy efficiency of America’s multifamily buildings could save building owners and managers, residents, governments, energy efficiency service providers, and financiers close to $3.4 billion in annual savings.1 Recognizing this, a new report from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT),…

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