Tag: HUD

HUD Secretary Cites Work to Ease Affordability Woes

Filed in Affordability, International Builders' Show by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
HUD Secretary Cites Work to Ease Affordability Woes

In an address before the NAHB Leadership Council in Las Vegas, HUD Secretary Ben Carson said today he is committed to working with the association and other stakeholders to seek solutions to the nation’s housing affordability crisis.

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Watch Live: Senior Administration Officials Address NAHB Members

Filed in International Builders' Show, Membership by on January 23, 2020 0 Comments
Watch Live: Senior Administration Officials Address NAHB Members

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency Mark Calabria and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler will each address NAHB members during the Leadership Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23, during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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HUD Proposes New ‘Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing’ Rule

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HUD Proposes New ‘Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing’ Rule

HUD announced a new proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule this week that represents a significant departure from the Obama-era final rule released in 2015.

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Flood Insurance, HUD, USDA and Labor Programs Extended Through Sept. 30

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Flood Insurance, HUD, USDA and Labor Programs Extended Through Sept. 30

Congress approves spending bills that will keep the National Flood Insurance Program and key HUD and USDA programs funded through Sept. 30, 2020.

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Applications Open for Home Innovation’s Resiliency Advisory Group

Filed in Sustainability & Green Building by on November 8, 2019 2 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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