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HUD Releases New Research on Increasing Affordable Housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released new research on innovative strategies that state and local governments are using to bring down the barriers... Continue Reading →

HUD Issues 27 Waivers to Aid Hurricane Ida Recovery

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued 27 regulatory and administrative waivers this week to help state and local communities recover from Hurricane Ida.

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VA Partners With Uber and Lyft to Offer Rides to Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is partnering with Uber and Lyft to offer transportation assistance to veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

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Treasury, HUD, and DOJ Urge States, Localities, and Lawyers to Take Action to Prevent Evictions

After the abrupt court-ordered end of the federal eviction moratorium, federal leaders are calling upon their state and local counterparts to take immediate action to help millions... Continue Reading →

USICH Chair Issues Statement on Eviction Moratorium

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge, chair of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), issued the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium:

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USDA Offers New ERA Incentives and Support for Property Owners

With state and local governments struggling to deliver emergency rental assistance (ERA) to renters and landlords, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new incentives and... Continue Reading →

Treasury Issues 7 New Policies (and a Warning) to Expedite Emergency Rental Assistance

The Treasury Department said there's been “steady improvement” — particularly among state and local governments that have adopted its guidance —  in the delivery... Continue Reading →

USICH to U.S. Conference of Mayors: “We Need Your Help”

On August 25, USICH Interim Executive Director Anthony Love addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Community Development and Housing Committee.

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White House Extends COVID Coverage of Non-Congregate Shelter Costs

As coronavirus cases surge, President Biden issued a memo last week to order the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to keep covering certain costs associated with the pandemic.<... Continue Reading →

How One County Distributed 83% of Its ERA Funds

Last week, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo participated in a discussion with tenants, landlords, community leaders, and administrators of Prince George's County, Md.'s effective... Continue Reading →