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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, State News
March 12, 2014
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
On March 10, 2014, Suzanne Piacentini became the Field Office Director for Connecticut. Suzanne has been the Acting Field Office Director since 2012 and has worked as HUD’s Hartford Multifamily...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
March 11, 2014
Laura Zeilinger, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness Incoming Executive Director.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
March 05, 2014
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD has posted a NOFA for their Section 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance Program. $120 million in funding will be available, with applications due May 5, 2014. Made possible by the Frank Melville...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness
March 05, 2014
The President released his FY2015 budget request on March 4, including his proposed funding levels for housing and homelessness programs. The President's budget request for the major housing and...
Federal News, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
January 29, 2014
New American Foundation
A new paper out from the New American Foundation suggests that HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program is a promising initiative to lift families out of poverty. The federal government spent $35...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
January 22, 2014
The 2014 omnibus appropriations bill – which the Senate approved recently – includes, according to an analysis from the National Low Income Housing Coalition: “Full bills for all...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
January 15, 2014
Earlier this month, former Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) was sworn in as director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two government-sponsored enterprises that...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
December 04, 2013
The Brookings Institution
Brookings has released an interactive new map that shows average property tax per county across the country. The map shows averages for property tax rates and home values as well as property tax as a...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness
November 27, 2013
A bill that would reduce barriers to education for youth who are homeless or in their respective state’s foster care system has been introduced by Democratic Senators Patty Murray, of...
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
November 27, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the FY2013-FY2014 Continuum of Care Program Competition. Applicants for this NOFA must...
 

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