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The U.S. is 7M apartments short for renters with the lowest incomes

By on April 26th, 2022

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The longstanding truth of the affordable housing crisis is that there are just not enough affordable homes available for renters with the lowest incomes. An annual report from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition has revealed once again that the U.S. lacks millions of apartments affordable to extremely low-income renters. Millions of renters cannot find affordable … Continue reading The U.S. is 7M apartments short for renters with the lowest incomes


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Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: April 25, 2022

By on April 25th, 2022

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Update: Read the most current waiting list announcements for the week of May 5, 2022 here. This week’s report highlights the most current Section 8 waiting lists for the week of April 25, 2022. Select the “Learn How To Apply” link for more information on each waiting list. New Waiting List Announcements Multi-County, TX Section 8 … Continue reading Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: April 25, 2022


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HUD unveils its first Equity Action Plan

By on April 21st, 2022

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For the first time, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has released a plan proposing actions to help people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and other groups get federal assistance that they need. HUD’s Equity Action Plan outlines barriers these groups face, and has proposals that will help more low-income renters. The HUD plan was … Continue reading HUD unveils its first Equity Action Plan


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HUD News in Review: April 20, 2022

By on April 20th, 2022

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Disclaimer: Affordable Housing Online is not affiliated with HUD, or any HUD agency. This week’s announcements by the Department of Housing and Urban Development include: HUD to sell reverse mortgage notes Date Posted: April 12, 2022 On June 8, HUD will conduct a sale of approximately 1,450 reverse mortgage notes for properties where the borrower … Continue reading HUD News in Review: April 20, 2022


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Housing speculation leads to more evictions

By on April 19th, 2022

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A new report shows that housing speculation leads to worse living conditions for low-income renters, as well as increased evictions in distressed neighborhoods. Over the last decade, housing speculators — those who buy a property with the intent to sell it for a profit — have been buying more and more properties in low-income neighborhoods. … Continue reading Housing speculation leads to more evictions


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Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: April 18, 2022

By on April 18th, 2022

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Update: Read the most current waiting list announcements for the week of April 25, 2022 here. This week’s report highlights the most current Section 8 waiting lists for the week of April 18, 2022. Select the “Learn How To Apply” link for more information on each waiting list. New Waiting List Announcements Santa Ana, CA Section … Continue reading Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: April 18, 2022


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Idaho approves affordable housing funds for the first time in state’s history

By on April 14th, 2022

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Idaho’s Governor Brad Little last month approved $50 million to build more affordable housing for working people. This is the first time in the state’s history that Idaho’s state government has provided any funds to develop new affordable housing. Although the state legislature created a state affordable housing trust fund in 1992, it has never … Continue reading Idaho approves affordable housing funds for the first time in state’s history