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Tag Archives: HUD

Program to benefit homeless veterans

The Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs want to help over 10,500 homeless veterans find housing and receive the supportive services they need to get back on their feet. “It’s ...

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HUD funds go to local homeless prevention

In an effort to end homelessness in the Rochester area, local leaders received good news last week. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it is funding nine new homeless prevention programs in Rochester — and two in ...

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HUD awards public housing improvement money

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it will issue over $321 million to public housing authorities across the state of New York for major repairs and improvements pursuant to its Capital Fund Program. The Rochester Housing Authority ...

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HUD grants record awards for homeless aid

Rochester-area homeless assistance providers received good news from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development this week. HUD’s annual Continuum of Care grants awarded over $8 million to 29 Rochester agencies and $172 million to 682 programs in New York state. ...

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HUD awards mean more senior housing

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling over $91 million to nonprofit organizations across New York state for the development of affordable, accessible housing for seniors. In Rochester, the Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation ...

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$2.8 million grant for Urban League

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $2.85 million to the Urban League of Rochester Economic Development Corporation for affordable senior housing for 20 senior citizens in their supportive community in Henrietta. “Goose Landing Senior Apartments Phase ...

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Lawyers exempt from HUD mortgage originator rule

The Department of Housing and Urban Development issued new final rules setting standards for compliance with the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act, including a rule that exempts lawyers from the definition of “mortgage originator” when they are providing legal services to their clients.

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HUD plan will affect public housing

Sandra B. Henriquez, assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, explained in a budget hearing before a House Appropriations Subcommittee in late May: “[The 2012 budget] holds our partners accountable ...

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HUD announces fund allotments for public housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced its annual Capital Fund Program allotments last week to public housing authorities in New York. The money awarded to public housing authorities is intended to be used for large scale renovations, repairs, improvements ...

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HUD aims to stop lenders’ discrimination

Last year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development launched an investigation into the lending practices of select mortgage lenders to determine if they committed Fair Housing Act discrimination in denying mortgages to families because a woman is pregnant or about to go on a pregnancy-related leave of absence.

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