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HUD, FHFA Team to Advance Fair Housing and Fair Lending Enforcement

Filed in Housing Finance, Multifamily by on August 12, 2021 0 Comments
HUD, FHFA Team to Advance Fair Housing and Fair Lending Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today entered into a first-of-its-kind collaborative agreement regarding fair housing and fair lending coordination.

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Administration Unveils Plan to Cut Payments on Government-Backed Loans Up to 25%

Administration Unveils Plan to Cut Payments on Government-Backed Loans Up to 25%

The Biden administration has announced new loan modification options for borrowers who have government-backed home loans in order to help home owners who are still struggling to make their mortgage payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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NAHB Tells HUD to Prioritize Housing Affordability

NAHB Tells HUD to Prioritize Housing Affordability

On June 21, NAHB CEO Jerry Howard met with Lopa Kolluri, HUD’s Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Housing-Federal Housing Administration, and her leadership team to discuss housing affordability concerns.

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NAHB Applauds Confirmation of Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary

Filed in Advocacy by on March 10, 2021 1 Comment
NAHB Applauds Confirmation of Marcia Fudge as HUD Secretary

NAHB looks forward to working with the new HUD secretary to to address the urgent needs associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to advance HUD’s mission of promoting affordable homeownership and rental housing opportunities for all Americans.

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Spending Bill Lays Out Funding Levels for Key HUD and USDA Programs

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Finance by on December 22, 2020 0 Comments
Spending Bill Lays Out Funding Levels for Key HUD and USDA Programs

The massive spending bill approved by Congress last night will fund the federal government through Sept. 30, 2021, and includes spending targets for key HUD and USDA programs.

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HUD Deputy Secretary: Expect Announcements Soon on Impending COVID Deadlines

Filed in Advocacy, Housing Affordability by on December 16, 2020 0 Comments
HUD Deputy Secretary: Expect Announcements Soon on Impending COVID Deadlines

HUD Deputy Secretary Brian Montgomery spoke with The Hill this week on housing affordability challenges and the impact of COVID as part of NAHB’s “Building the Dream” series.

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HUD Secretary Carson Terminates Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

Filed in Codes and Standards by on July 23, 2020 7 Comments
HUD Secretary Carson Terminates Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced that HUD will terminate the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation issued in 2015.

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Senate Confirms Brian Montgomery as Deputy Secretary of HUD

Filed in Advocacy by on May 12, 2020 0 Comments
Senate Confirms Brian Montgomery as Deputy Secretary of HUD

Brian Montgomery has been confirmed as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. As the second most senior official at HUD, Montgomery will manage the day-to-day operations of the agency and will advise and assist HUD Secretary Ben Carson in leading the department’s nearly 8,000 employees.

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HUD Allocates $1 Billion for Community COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Filed in Disaster Response by on May 12, 2020 0 Comments
HUD Allocates $1 Billion for Community COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced the allocation of a third wave in CARES Act coronavirus relief funding totaling $1 billion through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

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HUD Secretary Carson Updates NAHB Members on COVID-19 Housing Response

Filed in Disaster Response, Membership, Multifamily by on April 28, 2020 1 Comment
HUD Secretary Carson Updates NAHB Members on COVID-19 Housing Response

In an exclusive webinar for NAHB members, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and Federal Housing Commissioner Brian Montgomery today outlined specific measures the agency has implemented to battle the COVID-19 pandemic and lauded the efforts of NAHB during this outbreak.

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