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Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Supportive Housing
November 06, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a Notice of Funding Availability on October 26 for supportive services grants under the Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) Program. The...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
November 06, 2012
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness has released a National Research Agenda that outlines priority areas where federal, local, and private investments should be made in addition to...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, State News
November 02, 2012
As part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s New Green Affordable Initiative, HUD has created a Green Technical Assistance Corps. Eligible grantees and partners receiving HUD...
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
October 31, 2012
U.S Census Bureau
The U.S Census Bureau has recently released the 2009-2011 American Community Survey (ACS) 3-Year Estimates. The 3-Year Estimates are valuable sources of socioeconomic information covering over 40...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
October 31, 2012
Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy and the Moelis Institute for Affordable Housing Policy
New report finds that the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program benefits many more households with incomes lower than the program requires. The report – What Can We Learn about the Low...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications
October 24, 2012
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has released data from the 2011 American Housing Survey (AHS).  This survey covered 55,000 occupied and vacant housing units to find data on the...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
October 10, 2012
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On October 1, 2012, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the FY13 Fair Market Rents (FMR) which do not differ from the proposed FMRs released in August. Nationally, FMRs...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications
September 26, 2012
U.S Census Bureau
Numbers from the 2011 American Community Survey (ACS) indicate that 53% of all renter households, more than 20 million, face a housing cost burden (when 30% or more of household income goes towards...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
September 26, 2012
The US Interagency Council on Homelessness and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have announced a new initiative, “Dedicating Opportunities to End Homelessness.” This...
Affordable Housing, Federal News
September 26, 2012
The Small Public Housing Agency Opportunity Act of 2012 was introduced to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on September 13.  This bill would allow for greater...
 

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