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Some HUD residents still face eviction challenges during pandemic

By on June 10th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

While serving the most vulnerable people in our communities, some HUD Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) around the country have used the eviction process to push renters into paying back bills. Renters in federally assisted housing have been protected from eviction through most of the pandemic. The CDC eviction moratorium is in effect for low-and moderate … Continue reading Some HUD residents still face eviction challenges during pandemic


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Housing Wait List Recap: June 7, 2021

By on June 7th, 2021

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of June 7, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements Russell and Tazewell … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: June 7, 2021


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Biden’s FY22 budget increases housing opportunities for low-income renters

By on June 4th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

Last month, President Biden released a broad outline of his Fiscal Year 2022 budget. Last week, the president followed up with more details. The updated FY 2022 budget has specific amounts proposed for each federal program. This includes federal housing programs at HUD and USDA.  President Biden’s annual spending proposal includes modest increases for most … Continue reading Biden’s FY22 budget increases housing opportunities for low-income renters


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Housing Wait List Recap: June 1, 2021

By on June 1st, 2021

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of June 1, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements Albuquerque, NM Section … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: June 1, 2021


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Housing Wait List Recap: May 24, 2021

By on May 24th, 2021

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of May 24, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements Pittsylvania County, and … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: May 24, 2021


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Biden proposes big boost for low-income workers and families

By on May 19th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

President Biden proposed a new $1.8 trillion investment plan last month that will help low-income families with accessible education, direct household support, and tax cuts. The American Families Plan follows up on the $2 trillion American Jobs Plan, which proposed massive infrastructure and affordable housing investments. Although there are no affordable housing funds in the … Continue reading Biden proposes big boost for low-income workers and families


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New guidance makes it easier for renters to get Emergency Rental Assistance

By on May 18th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News

The U.S. Treasury Department recently published revised guidance for states and cities on how to use the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funds that Congress approved last December. The new guidance issued this month makes it easier for low-income renters to access ERA, reversing earlier rules that heavily favored landlords. An earlier FAQ document in March … Continue reading New guidance makes it easier for renters to get Emergency Rental Assistance


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How to apply for the open New York City Section 8 waiting list

By on May 17th, 2021

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Vouchers, Waiting List Openings

If you have been waiting for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list to open for New York City, NY, then wait no longer. The New York State Homes and Community Renewal Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list opened for applications today, May 17, 2021, and will stay open until May 28, … Continue reading How to apply for the open New York City Section 8 waiting list


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Housing Wait List Recap: May 17, 2021

By on May 17th, 2021

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of May 17, 2021. If you are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, information on local COVID-19 Rental Assistance programs can be found here. New Waiting List Announcements New York City, … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: May 17, 2021


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Federal judge orders Los Angeles to provide housing to Skid Row homeless

By on May 14th, 2021

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A federal judge has ordered sweeping measures by the City and County of Los Angeles to address their homelessness crisis. Judge David O. Carter’s order also called for all homeless residents of the Skid Row area to be offered shelter or housing by October. Los Angeles has seen rising homelessness over the last several years. … Continue reading Federal judge orders Los Angeles to provide housing to Skid Row homeless