Project Rebuild Proposed by the American Jobs Act

On September 8, 2011 President Obama presented the American Jobs Act in an address to Congress. Since, President Obama has urged Congress to pass the Act. Among the many provisions […]

Rural Housing and Department of Housing and Urban Development Programs Face Cuts in Senate, House Appropriations Bills

Last week, the Senate went into a week-long recess without passing a final bill to fund the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD bill). […]

House of Representatives Committee Moves Bill That Strips McKinney Vento Title V

On October 13, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure marked up H.R. 1734, the Civilian Property Realignment Act.  The bill was authored by Representative Jeff Denham (R-Cal.) and seeks […]

HUD Seeks New Strategies for Disposition of Foreclosed Properties

Thanks to our friends at Enterprise Community Partners and the National Low Income Housing Coalition, IACED has learned that on August 10, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and HUD […]

Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness Report Examines Need for Comprehensive Statewide Strategies

A recent report from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness (ICPH) reviewed statewide plans to end homelessness throughout the country, providing the first comprehensive survey to include stakeholders’ perceptions […]

HUD/VA Announce $46.2 Million Investment in HUD-VASH

In a joint announcement on July 14, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki announced a $46.2 million investment in […]

Available Funding for Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grants

HUD announces a second round of funds to create stronger, more sustainable communities that connect housing to jobs while fostering local innovation and building a clean energy economy through its Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant program.

HUD Announces $3.6 Million Available for CHOICE Neighborhoods Planning

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that $3.6 million in Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants will be awarded in fiscal year 2011 to assist in the transformation, rehabilitation and preservation of public housing and privately owned HUD-assisted housing.

HUD Webcast Will Discuss Planning Grants, HOPE VI, Choice Neighborhoods

HUD will hold a webcast on June 3 to discuss the FY 2011 funding allocations for HOPE VI and Choice Neighborhoods, as well as FY11 competitive planning grants. HUD recently […]

HUD Awards $1.4 Billion in Homeless Aid to Local Providers

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced $1.41 billion in funding for 7,000 homeless programs across the country.  The grants represent a main piece of the Obama […]