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$50 million in housing counseling grants

Posted on July 6, 2017

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has awarded $50 million in housing counseling grants. These grants are going to “hundreds of national, regional and local organizations to help families and individuals with their housing needs and to prevent future foreclosures.” The grants will assist more than 1.4 million…

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This week’s #TuesdayTip

Posted on June 20, 2017

One of our viewers asked about how to handle “an applicant that has a mortgage on his home that is in foreclosure.” Vickie has an answer in the video below.   Please follow us!…

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Federal Register Update May 04-31, 2017

Posted on June 16, 2017

FR-5339-N-05 20170531 Housing Counseling Certification Examination Availability and Change To Certification Examination Cost SUMMARY: This notice follows publication of the ‘‘Housing Counseling: New Certification Requirements’’ final rule, issued on December 14, 2016, which requires that HUD announce the availability of the Housing Counselor Examination and start the 36-month time-period for individuals and Housing Counseling…

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

Posted on June 14, 2017

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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“National Healthy Homes Month” is here!

Posted on June 6, 2017

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has declared the month of June as “National Healthy Homes Month.” What is a “healthy home?” Well, the answer sort of lies within this year’s them, “Just What the Doctor Ordered.” It’s a play on HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s medical background. HUD defines a “healthy home”…

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