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National Father’s Day Initiative

Posted on June 14, 2017

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has unveiled its National Father’s Day Initiative. All this month, you will notice Public Housing Authorities and apartment developments honoring fathers who live in HUD-assisted housing. “Fathers provide our children with the love, support, and guidance they need to lead happy and fulfilling lives,” said HUD…

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Posted in Housing, Public Housing

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HOTMA’s effect on HOPWA: What grantees need to know

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HUD just released a statement yesterday discussing the changes that will be made in HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program) due to the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act (HOTMA). One of the changes includes the OHH (Office of HIV/AIDS Housing) establishing this new set of values to operate from: “No person should…

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Posted in Housing, Public Housing, Uncategorized

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US Government gets involved in LA housing lawsuit

Posted on June 8, 2017

According to Elizabeth Chou of the Los Angeles Daily News, the US government has announced its involvement in a lawsuit. The suite accuses the city of Los Angeles of using millions of federal dollars to build housing while being negligent of making those residential units accessible for disabled persons. The Justice Department got involved after…

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Posted in Compliance, Housing

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Young First-Time Home Buyers are being Shut Out of the Market

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According to Lauren Kusisto of The Wall Street Journal, over the past decade, reportedly three million potential first time home buyers have been pushed out of the housing market. The factors primarily causing this occurrence, especially with young people who make up the majority of the first-time buyer population, include banks’ tight lending standards,…

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Assistance animal discrimination costly for Nevada owners

Posted on June 7, 2017

Assistance animal discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says an agreement has been reached in a recent assistance animal discrimination case.  A Nevada fair housing organization reached an agreement with the owner and manager of various apartment complexes in Reno, Nevada. The Silver State Fair Housing Council alleged ERGS, Inc. and Silver…

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Posted in Housing, Public Housing