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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 27, 2013
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has estimated that cuts in federal funding due to take effect if the March 1, 2013 sequestration happens will result in a funding reduction of about 5% for...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Supportive Housing
February 26, 2013
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Section 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) demonstration funds to 13 states. Almost $98 million was awarded to benefit 3,530...
Federal News, Homelessness
February 21, 2013
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released USICH Framework to End Youth Homelessness: A Resource Text for Dialogue and Action. USICH created this framework to serve as a...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 20, 2013
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a final rule on the Implementation of the Fair Housing Act’s Discriminatory Effects Standard. The new rule creates a national...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
February 01, 2013
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities recently held a webinar to discuss the impacts the federal budget will have on low income housing and community development programs. As expected the...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
January 30, 2013
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance Center is accepting applications from Continuums of...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Supportive Housing
January 22, 2013
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is soliciting comments for their proposed process for awarding Senior Preservation Rental Assistance Contracts (SPRACs) and the associated...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
January 22, 2013
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has made it more appealing for transit funding applicants to  work with housing agencies to preserve and expand the availability of affordable homes near...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
January 09, 2013
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has pledged to make Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) its top priority for 2013. In its Statement of Regulatory Priorities for 2013,...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications
January 09, 2013
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released its Regulatory Plan for FY2013. HUD’s plan is derived from Unified Agenda and Regulatory Plan for Fall 2012 from the Office...
 

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