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Press Releases - 2019

August

Friday, August 23, 2019
HUD Releases Program Requirements for CDBG-Mitigation Program

Friday, August 23, 2019
HUD Approves Agreement between Housing Rights Center and Avalonbay Communities, Inc., Resolving Allegations of Race Discrimination

Friday, August 23, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in July 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019
HUD Awards $5.2 Million to 23 Public Housing Agencies for Emergency Safety and Security Improvements

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
HUD Takes a Major Step to Improve Health and Safety Inspections

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
HUD Awards $28 Million to Clean Up Lead Hazards in Public Housing

Friday, August 16, 2019
HUD Proposes Revised 'Disparate Impact' Rule

Friday, August 16, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in July 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
FHA Issues New Condominium Approval Rule

Friday, August 9, 2019
HUD Awards $6 Million to Provide Technical Assistance to Distressed Communities

Friday, August 9, 2019
FHA to Promote Greater Residential and Commercial Development in Opportunity Zones

Thursday, August 8, 2019
HUD Awards $25 Million to 25 Local HIV/AIDS Housing Programs

Friday, August 2, 2019
HUD and Los Angeles Reach Historic Settlement Resolving Disability Discrimination and Lack of Accessible Housing

Friday, August 2, 2019
HUD to Release Mitigation Funds in Two Tranches

Friday, August 2, 2019
HUD to Appoint Federal Financial Monitor to Oversee Puerto Rico Disaster Funds

Thursday, August 1, 2019
HUD Announces Agency Efforts to Reduce Risk from Cash-Out Refinance Lending

July

Monday, July 29, 2019
HUD Approves Settlement between California Reinvestment Coalition and CIT Bank dba OneWest Bank Resolving Allegations of Discriminatory Redlining

Monday, July 29, 2019
HUD Order Settles Claims of Discrimination against New Jersey Apartment Owner

Friday, July 26, 2019
HUD Launches Initiative to Prevent and End Homelessness Among Young People Aging out of Foster Care

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in June 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
HUD Approves Settlement Involving California Housing Providers Accused of Discriminating Against African-American Homebuyers

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
HUD Approves Settlement Involving Las Vegas Management Company Accused of Housing Discrimination

Thursday, July 18, 2019
HUD Awards $4.8 Million to Help Low-Income Veterans Rehabilitate their Homes

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in June 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Secretary Carson Applauds the SEC’s Efforts to Encourage Main Street Investors to Invest in Opportunity Zones

Thursday, July 11, 2019
HUD Announces Winners of 2019 Healthy Homes Award

Thursday, July 11, 2019
HUD and John Marshall Law School Team up to Launch National Fair Housing Training Academy

Thursday, July 11, 2019
HUD Charges Maine Apartment Owner with Discrimination for Denying Assistance Animal to Veteran with Disabilities

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
HUD Charges Texas Landlords with Race Discrimination

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
HUD to Collaborate with Private Sector on Opportunity Zones Challenge

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
HUD Makes Record $2.3 Billion Available to Support Thousands of Local Homeless Programs

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
HUD Offers $150 Million to Provide Affordable Housing to People with Disabilities

June

Thursday, June 27, 2019
HUD Offers Record $330 Million to Clean Up Dangerous Lead and Other Hazards in Housing

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
HUD Secretary Ben Carson to Chair White House Council on Affordable Housing

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in May 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019
HUD Applauds EPA Step to Further Protect Children from Exposure to Lead Contaminated Dust

Friday, June 21, 2019
HUD Charges Minnesota Landlords with Housing Discrimination

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Senate Confirms Missouri Native Seth Appleton to Lead HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Senate Confirms Hunter Kurtz to Lead HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing

Thursday, June 20, 2019
HUD Charges New York Housing Providers with Discriminating Against Resident with Disabilities

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
HUD Awards $63 Million to Support Affordable Housing and Community Development in 85 Tribal Communities

Friday, June 7, 2019
2019 HUD Secretary Design Award Winners Announced

May

Friday, May 31, 2019
HUD Offers $43 Million to Support Housing Counseling

Friday, May 31, 2019
HUD Charges Idaho Landlords with Discriminating Against Families with Children

Thursday, May 30, 2019
HUD Awards Additional $1.2 Million to Fight Housing Discrimination

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
National Effort to Transform Public Housing Into Book-Rich Environments Reaches One Million Books

Friday, May 24, 2019
Cavco Industries, Inc. and UMH Properties, Inc. to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Thursday, May 23, 2019
HUD Approves Settlement Involving Minneapolis Landlord Accused of Housing Discrimination

Thursday, May 23, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in April 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
HUD and NAHB Announce Speaker Lineup for Innovative Housing Showcase

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
HUD Approves Settlement Between Puerto Rico Public Housing Authority and Residents Who Alleged Disability Discrimination

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
HUD Charges Alabama Landlords with Discriminating Against Resident with Disabilities

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
HUD Awards Additional $1.9 Million to Promote Employment and Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing Residents

Monday, May 20, 2019
GSA, HUD Issue Requests for Information for Phase II Centers of Excellence Work

Monday, May 20, 2019
HUD to Offer $5 Million for Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Public Housing

Friday, May 17, 2019
Core Housing Solutions to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Friday, May 17, 2019
Piedmont Green to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Friday, May 17, 2019
HUD Receives Microstrategy's 2019 Federal IT Innovation Award

Thursday, May 16, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in April 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
indieDwell to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Minmax Spaces, Inc. to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Prescient to Feature New Technology through Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Horton World Solutions to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Ducky Johnson to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Skyline Champion to Feature New Housing Prototypes at Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Boxabl Construction Technology Company to Feature New Housing Prototype at Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
HUD Awards $1.5 Billion to Support Seven States in their Recovery from 2018 Disasters

Monday, May 13, 2019
HUD Awards $85 Million to Revitalize Three Low-Income Neighborhoods

Thursday, May 9, 2019
FHA Proposes New Lender Certification Requirements

Thursday, May 9, 2019
FHA Offers Incentives for Property Owners Who Invest in Opportunity Zones

April

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
HUD and Council on Foundations Announce Winners of Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships

Monday, April 29, 2019
National Association of Home Builders to Co-Host HUD Innovative Housing Showcase

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
HUD Announces Agreement Resolving Discrimination Allegations Involving California Property Management Company

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in March 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019
University of Maryland Wins HUD 2019 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

Thursday, April 18, 2019
HUD Tells Public Housing Authorities and Private Owners to Protect Residents from Carbon Monoxide

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
White House and HUD Publish Opportunity Zone Implementation Plan

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
HUD Awards Additional $15 Million to Fight Housing Discrimination

Friday, April 12, 2019
HUD Announces Request for Information on Maximizing the Positive Impact of Opportunity Zones

Monday, April 8, 2019
HUD Finds Cook County Couple Engaged in Section 8 Scheme

Monday, April 8, 2019
HUD Issues Order Resolving Claim of Discrimination by Maine Housing Providers

Friday, April 5, 2019
HUD Reaches Agreement with California Housing Providers Settling Claims of Housing Discrimination

Friday, April 5, 2019
HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Iowa Storm Victims

Friday, April 5, 2019
HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Nebraska Storm Victims

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
HUD Issues Proposed Rule to Make Section 3 More Efficient and Effective

Monday, April 1, 2019
HUD Kicks Off Fair Housing Month - Launches Sexual Harassment Campaign and Training Initiative

Monday, April 1, 2019
HUD Continues to Find Widespread Violations of Disability Access Laws in City of Los Angeles' Affordable Housing

March

Friday, March 29, 2019
HUD Announces Settlement with Florida Property Owners over Safety Concerns

Thursday, March 28, 2019
HUD Announces Agreement with California Housing Providers Resolving Allegations of Discrimination Against Family

Thursday, March 28, 2019
HUD Charges Facebook with Housing Discrimination Over Company's Targeted Advertising Practices

Friday, March 22, 2019
HUD Secretary Carson to Host Innovative Housing Showcase Featuring Affordable Housing Solutions

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Alexander County Housing Authority Awards $1.9 Million Demolition Contract to RCRA Inc.

Friday, March 15, 2019
HUD Approves Plan to Support Southern Georgia Counties in their Recovery from 2017 Disasters

Friday, March 15, 2019
HUD Approves Plan to Support Missouri in its Recovery from 2017 Storms and Flooding

Friday, March 15, 2019
HUD Approves Plan to Support California in its Recovery from 2017 Wildfires and Mudslides

Thursday, March 14, 2019
HUD Issues Second Invitation for Public Housing Agencies to Join Moving to Work Demonstration Program

Thursday, March 14, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in January 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019
HUD Announces Agreement Resolving Allegations of Discrimination Involving San Diego Housing Providers

Monday, March 11, 2019
Trump Administration Proposes 2020 HUD Budget

Friday, March 8, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report Residential Construction Activity in January 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Alabama Tornado Victims

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
HUD Secretary Visits City of Waco to Award $1.5 Million to Protect Families from Lead and Home Hazards

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
HUD Approves Agreement Resolving Allegations of Housing Discrimination Involving Los Angeles County Housing Providers

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
HUD Order Settles Claim of Discrimination by Minnesota Housing Providers

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
HUD Approves Agreement Resolving Allegations of Housing Discrimination Involving San Francisco Housing Providers

Friday, March 1, 2019
HUD Approves U.S. Virgin Islands’ Latest Disaster Recovery Plan-- Approval Comes with Tight Fiscal Controls

Friday, March 1, 2019
HUD Approves Florida’s Latest Hurricane Irma Recovery Plan

Friday, March 1, 2019
HUD Approves Puerto Rico's Latest Disaster Recovery Action Plan; Approval Comes with Tight Fiscal Controls

February

Monday, February 25, 2019
HUD Approves Additional $652 Million to Support Texas in its Recovery from Hurricane Harvey

Friday, February 22, 2019
HUD Announces New Monitor to Help New York City Housing Authority Address Chronic Housing Problems

Thursday, February 21, 2019
FHA Expands Pilot Program to Accelerate Financing of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Projects

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
HUD Awards $10.6 Million to Help Low-Income Public Housing Residents Secure Higher Paying Jobs

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
HUD to Drastically Cut Notice for Inspections of Public Housing and Privately Owned Apartment Buildings

Friday, February 15, 2019
HUD Announces $10 Million in "Sweat Equity" Grants

Thursday, February 14, 2019
HUD Awards $74 Million to Help Families Reach Self-Sufficiency

Monday, February 11, 2019
HUD Announces Disaster Assistance for Alaska Earthquake Victims

Friday, February 8, 2019
HUD Awards Over $2 Billion to Help End Homelessness

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Readout of Secretary Ben Carson's Meeting with Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Recovery

Friday, February 1, 2019
HUD Releases 2018 Year in Review Highlighting Accomplishments under Secretary Carson

January

Thursday, January 31, 2019
HUD Secretary Carson Announces Agreement to Address Longstanding Issues at NYCHA

Thursday, January 31, 2019
HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in November 2018

Saturday, January 26, 2019
HUD Renews Funding to Thousands of Local Homeless Programs

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President Bright Steps Down

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
FHA Calls on Lenders to Assist Federal Workers and Contractors Impacted by the Federal Government Shutdown

 

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