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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications
October 24, 2012
U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has released data from the 2011 American Housing Survey (AHS).  This survey covered 55,000 occupied and vacant housing units to find data on the...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
October 10, 2012
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On October 1, 2012, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the FY13 Fair Market Rents (FMR) which do not differ from the proposed FMRs released in August. Nationally, FMRs...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications
September 26, 2012
U.S Census Bureau
Numbers from the 2011 American Community Survey (ACS) indicate that 53% of all renter households, more than 20 million, face a housing cost burden (when 30% or more of household income goes towards...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
September 26, 2012
The US Interagency Council on Homelessness and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have announced a new initiative, “Dedicating Opportunities to End Homelessness.” This...
Affordable Housing, Federal News
September 26, 2012
The Small Public Housing Agency Opportunity Act of 2012 was introduced to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on September 13.  This bill would allow for greater...
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
September 20, 2012
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness has made amendments to Opening Doors – a nationwide initiative to end chronic and Veteran homelessness by 2015, end homelessness for families, youth...
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
September 20, 2012
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity met multiple times in September to discuss issues pertinent to veterans. The House Financial Services...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
September 19, 2012
The Office of Management and Budget submitted a report to Congress on September 14 on their estimates of how sequestration will affect federal programs. OMB estimates that the US Department of...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
September 05, 2012
Sequestration would impact over 2 million people who are dependent on HUD programs according to The Campaign for Housing and Community Developing Funding (CHCDF), a coalition of national housing and...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
September 05, 2012
Promising news from a new study indicate that even after Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties have reached the end of their tax credit compliance period, many still continue to provide...
 

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