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). [...]
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 [...]
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 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.
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 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 [...]
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 [...]