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HUD rule proposal would let housing segregation slide

By on January 15th, 2020

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HUD will soon publish a proposed rule reducing local government requirements to the Affirmatively Further Fair Housing (AFFH) policy as required by the Fair Housing Act. The proposal completely rewrites an Obama administration requirement that cites document patterns of segregation and proposes concrete solutions in order to get federal community development funds. This Trump proposal … Continue reading HUD rule proposal would let housing segregation slide


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Housing Wait List Recap: January, 13 2020

By on January 13th, 2020

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of January 13, 2020. Select the link given for each waiting list to find out the requirements and details on how to apply for rental assistance. New Waiting List Announcements … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: January, 13 2020


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Senate Considering Two Bills Promoting Housing Stability

By on January 9th, 2020

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Two bipartisan housing bills currently in the Senate will greatly benefit housing stability for low-income renters if they are passed. The Eviction Crisis Act would help renters facing the threat of eviction. The Family Stability and Opportunity Vouchers Act would help low-income households with young children move to neighborhoods of opportunity. Evictions have increased at … Continue reading Senate Considering Two Bills Promoting Housing Stability


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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal on Public Sleeping Bans

By on January 7th, 2020

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The Supreme Court recently rejected a request by the City of Boise to appeal a lower court ruling that decriminalizes being homeless. This past April, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the city in Martin v. Boise. The Appeals Court said that the city cannot ticket and arrest people for sleeping on the … Continue reading Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal on Public Sleeping Bans


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Housing Wait List Recap: December 30, 2019

By on December 30th, 2019

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of December 30, 2019. Select the link given for each waiting list to find out the requirements and details on how to apply for rental assistance. New Waiting List Announcements … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: December 30, 2019


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Housing Wait List Recap: December 23, 2019

By on December 23rd, 2019

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of December 23, 2019. Select the link given for each waiting list to find out the requirements and details on how to apply for rental assistance. New Waiting List Announcements … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: December 23, 2019


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Congress Nears FY20 Spending Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown

By on December 19th, 2019

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed $1.4 trillion in spending bills on Tuesday to fund the federal government through Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The legislation now moves to the Senate, which must approve it quickly to avoid a government shutdown. Once approved, HUD will receive funding increases that are a rejection of the massive cuts … Continue reading Congress Nears FY20 Spending Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown


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Housing Wait List Recap: December 16, 2019

By on December 16th, 2019

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of December 16, 2019. Select the link given for each waiting list to find out the requirements and details on how to apply for rental assistance. New Waiting List Announcements … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: December 16, 2019


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HUD withholds billions in disaster aid for Puerto Rico again

By on December 11th, 2019

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has again left Puerto Rico without critical disaster aid approved by Congress. HUD has delayed $8 billion in disaster mitigation funds from reaching the territory. This follows a delay three months ago on another $10 billion in aid funding. To date, Puerto Rico has only received … Continue reading HUD withholds billions in disaster aid for Puerto Rico again