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Apply for ConnectHome Nation for high speed internet in your PHA

Posted on June 21, 2017

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says ConnectHome is now ConnectHome Nation. ConnectHome Nation provides free and low-cost high-speed internet for families living in HUD-assisted housing. The goal has been to narrow the digital divide for families of school-age children living in HUD-assisted housing. It was almost a year ago when Navigate…

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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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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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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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A look at H.R. 2179: “Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Act”

Posted on June 5, 2017

Many of you are aware of the recent bill from Rep. David Rouzer (R-NC). He’s introduced the Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Act. It requires individuals to pass a drug test before they’re eligible for Section 8 rental assistance and public housing. If passed, the bill would also deny housing assistance for anyone who fails…

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