$47 million in housing counseling grants from HUD
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $47 million in housing counseling grants this week. The money is meant to help about one million households “find housing, make more informed housing choices, or keep their current homes.” “HUD-approved housing counselors are on the front lines, guiding people through their first home...
Berkeley's homeless may have to scale back under plan to curb accumulation
Think about it: If you were suddenly forced to live on the streets for an extended period of time, what would you take with you to make homelessness bearable and less extreme? You’d probably take plenty of shirts, pants, underwear, shoes, toiletries and personal keepsakes, of course. That’ll probably fit in a large suitcase. You can roll that around all day, no problem. But what are you going to sleep on or in? Is a blanket more necessary for survival than a winter coat? Well, it gets cold at night in the winter, so you’ll probably need both.
Are we prepared for Year 30 in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program?
The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) and the Public and Assisted Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) released today a new report, Balancing Priorities: Preservation and Neighborhood Opportunity in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Beyond Year 30.
Texas is offering $1 billion for cities to build resilience to prepare for the next storm. But...
(Photo: A lineman checks on a downed powerlines in Port Arthur) In the last blog on Port Arthur, we predicted that Texas counties and cities, overwhelmed after a disaster as large and as costly as …
Prohibiting Discrimination Against Renters Using Housing Vouchers Improves Results
Only 1 in 3 voucher households are protected by non-discrimination laws.
Memo to Members & Partners : Volume 23, Issue 40
Memo: ‘Public Charge’ Draft Rule, MTW Waivers, Disaster Housing Recovery Updates, and More