HUD, LA Community Redevelopment Agency Settlement Creates Housing Opportunities for Persons With Disabilities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has reached a Voluntary Compliance Agreement (VCA) with the Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles (CRA-LA) resolving allegations that housing funded by the agency was inaccessible to persons with disabilities. Under the agreement, CRA-LA will spend approximately $2.8 million to retrofit 140 units as well as common areas in 22 properties to make them fully accessible.

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HUD, Treasury, Ad Council Launch New Public Service Ads to Reach Struggling Homeowners

WASHINGTON, DC, September 24, 2014 – In an effort to increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable (MHA) Program’s free resources and assistance for struggling homeowners, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Ad Council today launched a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) as a part of their Foreclosure Prevention Assistance campaign.

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HUD, Treasury, Ad Council Launch New Public Service Ads to Reach Struggling Homeowners

HUD, Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in August

WASHINGTON – Sales of new single-family houses in August 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This is 18.0 percent (16.3%)* above the revised July rate of 427,000 and is 33.0 percent (21.7%)* above the August 2013 estimate of 379,000.

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HUD, Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in August

HUD, VA, and USICH Announce 33% Drop in Veteran Homelessness Since 2010

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S.

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HUD, VA, and USICH Announce 33% Drop in Veteran Homelessness Since 2010

FHA to Eliminate "Post Payment" Interest Charges

WASHINGTON – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced that borrowers who prepay their FHA-insured mortgages will not have to make interest payments beyond the date their mortgage is paid in full. FHA’s rule, Handling Prepayments: Eliminating Post-Payment Interest Charges, applies for FHA-insured mortgages closed on or after January 21, 2015. This rule explicitly prohibits lenders from charging borrowers post settlement interest, which is broadly defined as a “prepayment penalty” by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), for all FHA Single Family mortgage products and programs.

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FHA to Eliminate "Post Payment" Interest Charges

HUD, Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales In July

WASHINGTON – Sales of new single-family houses in July 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S.

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HUD, New Jersey Mortgage Company Settle Complaint Alleging Lending Discrimination Against Applicants Collecting Disability Income

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a national residential mortgage lender based in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, will pay $104,000 to settle allegations that it discriminated against loan applicants with disabilities by requiring them to provide medical or other documentation regarding their disability.

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HUD, New Jersey Mortgage Company Settle Complaint Alleging Lending Discrimination Against Applicants Collecting Disability Income

HUD, VA Announce Vouchers to Help Nearly 1,000 Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes

WASHINGTON – The U.S.

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HUD, VA Announce Vouchers to Help Nearly 1,000 Homeless Veterans Find Permanent Homes

Julian Castro Sworn in as Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

WASHINGTON – Today Julian Castro was sworn in as the 16th Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Julian Castro Sworn in as Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD, New Hampshire Landlords Settle Allegations of Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victim

WASHINGTON- The U.S.

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HUD, New Hampshire Landlords Settle Allegations of Discrimination Against Domestic Violence Victim