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Housing Wait List Recap: January 18, 2021

By on January 18th, 2021

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of January 18, 2020. COVID-19 Notice Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: January 18, 2021


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Now that emergency rental assistance has passed, where will it go?

By on January 15th, 2021

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Congress included $25 billion for emergency rental assistance in the latest coronavirus stimulus package; but where is the emergency rental assistance going, and how will it be distributed? The National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) has developed estimates for what each state will receive. The largest states will likely get more than a billion dollars each … Continue reading Now that emergency rental assistance has passed, where will it go?


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Housing Wait List Recap: January 11, 2021

By on January 11th, 2021

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of January 11, 2020. COVID-19 Notice Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: January 11, 2021


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HUD nominee Fudge has strong commitment and leadership skills, despite limited housing experience

By on January 8th, 2021

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Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) was named by President-elect Biden as his nominee for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Some have criticized Biden’s choice because Fudge has little experience with affordable housing, but she has strong professional credentials and leadership experience. Most importantly, she has long been a champion for racial equity, empowering women, … Continue reading HUD nominee Fudge has strong commitment and leadership skills, despite limited housing experience


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Trump signs FY21 spending bill and pandemic relief package

By on December 29th, 2020

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CORRECTION: Earlier reports said that persons getting unemployment benefits would miss a week of payment because of Trump’s delay to sign these bills. However, the U.S. Department of Labor said in a December 29 statement to CNBC that it “does not anticipate that eligible claimants will miss a week of benefits.” President Trump signed the … Continue reading Trump signs FY21 spending bill and pandemic relief package


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Housing Wait List Recap: December 28, 2020

By on December 28th, 2020

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 December 28, 2020. COVID-19 Notice Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: December 28, 2020


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Congress reaches stimulus deal with rental assistance and eviction protection

By on December 23rd, 2020

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Congress has passed a coronavirus stimulus package that will provide relief to millions of low-income renters. The $900 billion stimulus legislation is attached to a $1.4 trillion FY 2021 spending bill that will fund government operations until the end of next September. The spending packages will keep the government open through the year and give … Continue reading Congress reaches stimulus deal with rental assistance and eviction protection


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Housing Wait List Recap: December 21, 2020

By on December 21st, 2020

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 December 21, 2020. COVID-19 Notice Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: December 21, 2020


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Biden announces notable nominations for HUD, USDA departments

By on December 17th, 2020

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President-elect Biden has made a historic selection to lead the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), while sticking with a familiar face to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  Biden will nominate Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) to lead HUD, which will make her the second Black woman to serve as Secretary of … Continue reading Biden announces notable nominations for HUD, USDA departments