Tag: HUD

Applications Open for Home Innovation’s Resiliency Advisory Group

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building by on November 8, 2019 0 Comments
Applications Open for Home Innovation’s Resiliency Advisory Group

Under a contract from the Department of Housing and urban Development (HUD), Home Innovation Research Labs staff experts and a new advisory group will produce a set of practical, actionable guidelines for builders and developers to design and construct residential buildings, neighborhoods and accessory structures to improve residential resilience and integrate that resiliency with the entire community. Apply to be a part of the advisory group today.

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HUD Suspends Downpayment Assistance Rule Change

Filed in Housing Finance by on July 25, 2019 0 Comments
HUD Suspends Downpayment Assistance Rule Change

HUD issued a notice to lenders on July 23 announcing it is suspending a previously announced rule change that would restrict the operation of downpayment assistance programs beyond state borders.

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Thousands Witness Housing Innovation on the Nation’s Front Lawn

Filed in Affordability by on June 7, 2019 0 Comments
Thousands Witness Housing Innovation on the Nation’s Front Lawn

The inaugural Innovative Housing Showcase drew more than 5,000 people June 1-5 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Co-hosted by NAHB and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Showcase featured state-of-the-art building technologies and housing solutions that can make homeownership more affordable for American families, and homes more resilient during natural disasters.

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Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

Filed in Affordability, Home Building, Homeownership by on June 3, 2019 3 Comments
Innovative Housing Showcase Kicks Off on National Mall

The inaugural Innovative Housing Showcase opened June 1 to packed crowds on the National Mall exploring the latest housing technologies that are helping address the housing affordability crisis.

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NAHB Receives $110,000 Grant from HUD

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health, Multifamily by on May 31, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Receives $110,000 Grant from HUD

NAHB has received a $110,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fight housing discrimination.

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Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

Speaker Lineup Announced for HUD-NAHB Innovative Housing Showcase

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NAHB recently announced a dynamic list of government and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and journalists who will be speaking at the Innovative Housing Showcase, June 1-5, on the National Mall.

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NAHB to Co-Host HUD Innovative Housing Showcase

Filed in Affordability, Home Building by on April 29, 2019 1 Comment
NAHB to Co-Host HUD Innovative Housing Showcase

NAHB will join the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to co-host the Department’s inaugural “Innovative Housing Showcase.” The Innovative Housing Showcase will be held on the National Mall June 1-5, 2019, to educate policy makers and the broader public on the new housing innovations and building technologies that are helping address the affordable housing challenges across our country.

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NAHB Senior Officers Hold Productive Talks with HUD Secretary Carson

Filed in Capitol Hill, Leadership by on April 9, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Senior Officers Hold Productive Talks with HUD Secretary Carson

NAHB senior officers discuss key housing issues with HUD Secretary Ben Carson.

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HUD Secretary Carson to Step Down at End of Trump’s First Term

Filed in Housing Finance by on March 5, 2019 1 Comment
HUD Secretary Carson to Step Down at End of Trump’s First Term

HUD Secretary Ben Carson said he intends to leave his Cabinet post at the end of President Trump’s first term. In an interview with Newsmax TV, Carson said he would “finish out this term,” adding that “I would be interested in returning to the private sector because I think you have just as much influence, maybe more, there.”

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HUD to Radically Cut Advance Notice of Housing Inspections

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Multifamily by on February 22, 2019 1 Comment
HUD to Radically Cut Advance Notice of Housing Inspections

HUD has announced it is dramatically reducing the advance notice it provides to public housing authorities and private owners of HUD-subsidized apartment developments before inspections to 14 days.

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