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Housing Wait List Recap: September 8, 2020

By on September 8th, 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 September 8, 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: September 8, 2020


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CDC orders national eviction moratorium until end of year

By on September 3rd, 2020

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

The Trump administration acted on Tuesday to temporarily halt evictions for most Americans due to the coronavirus pandemic. This move will provide critical protection for millions of low-income renters and homeowners on the brink of losing their homes. Without emergency rental assistance, though, the order only pushes out the date when millions of low-income families … Continue reading CDC orders national eviction moratorium until end of year


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Affordable housing disaster prep helps with hurricane and pandemic needs

By on September 2nd, 2020

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Hurricane Laura came ashore last week near the Texas-Louisiana border as one of the strongest hurricanes on record. Laura’s 150 mph winds left a trail of devastation hundreds of miles inland. Following on the heels of hurricane Marco, thousands of low-income renters now find themselves displaced. Affordable housing agencies will be working overtime to help … Continue reading Affordable housing disaster prep helps with hurricane and pandemic needs


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How to get recovery assistance for Hurricane Laura and Marco

By on September 1st, 2020

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News

After both Hurricane Laura and Marco hit U.S. land last week, residents of Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Puerto Rico are in need of emergency services for shelter and repairs. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the federal agency that provides support for communities and persons in need after a natural disaster. You can … Continue reading How to get recovery assistance for Hurricane Laura and Marco


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Housing Wait List Recap: August 31, 2020

By on August 31st, 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 August 31, 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: August 31, 2020


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Federal judge rules cities cannot issue fines for being homeless

By on August 27th, 2020

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

A federal judge recently ruled that the City of Grants Pass, Oregon, cannot issue citations and civil fines to homeless people sleeping in public. Following up on an earlier case that outlawed criminal penalties for sleeping in parks and on sidewalks, the ruling will force local governments to rethink how they address the challenge of … Continue reading Federal judge rules cities cannot issue fines for being homeless


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Housing Wait List Recap: August 24, 2020

By on August 24th, 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 August 24, 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: August 24, 2020


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Carson approves flexibility for CDBG CARES Act Funds

By on August 19th, 2020

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News

New flexibility of CARES Act funding being used by HUD has been approved by Secretary Ben Carson, as announced by a HUD press release last Friday. These are Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) funds, which are used across the country to help local communities that are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. “As communities recover from … Continue reading Carson approves flexibility for CDBG CARES Act Funds


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Trump executive orders will not help workers or stop evictions

By on August 18th, 2020

Tagged As: Affordable Housing News, Editorials

President Trump issued executive orders last weekend that he promised would help jobless workers. He made this move, he said, because of the stalemate in Congress over the next coronavirus stimulus package. But these orders are just more false promises from a president who has hurt millions with his mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic. One … Continue reading Trump executive orders will not help workers or stop evictions


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Housing Wait List Recap: August 17, 2020

By on August 17th, 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 August 17, 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: August 17, 2020