CATEGORIES FOR housing affordability

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Modular Construction Market Growth

The modular construction market will grow to more than $21 billion worldwide this year. As a matter of fact, experts […]

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The American Jobs Plan will address the affordable housing crisis

President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan is investing in more than just jobs. The plan will focus on infrastructure, including […]

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“HERS test” key to determining housing affordability

This week in Birmingham, Alabama Power sent certified RESNET HERS Raters to the North Titusville neighborhood to conduct a HERS […]

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$500,000 in CARES Act Funding to Fair Housing Organizations

On Monday, September 21st, HUD announced it's giving additional funding to 15 Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies. The total amount awarded is over $500,000 to Fair Housing agencies. The agencies span across 12 states. This funding is to support activities related to COVID-19.

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Resuming REAC Inspections: Tuesday Tip

REAC is back! Vickie discusses everything you need to know about the resuming of REAC physical inspections, including all the protocols and strategies HUD and REAC are using to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

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Tuesday Tip: Economic Impact Payment for Non-Filers

Vickie discusses information about the Economic Impact Payment for Non-Filers (RHIIP Listserv #445) in this week's Tuesday Tip!

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Tuesday Tip: Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice

Vickie covers the "Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice" rule that was announced on August 7th. This ruling was announced along with the repeal of the "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing" rule put into place by the Obama Administration in 2015.

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AFFH Termination, Preserving Community and Neighborhood Choice

The decision to terminate was based on the perception that the regulation proved to be "complicated, costly, and ineffective."

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Tuesday Tip: Eviction Moratorium, President’s Executive Order

Vickie discusses the Eviction Moratorium that ended on July 24th, and how the President's Executive Order does NOT extend it.

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Tuesday Tip: COVID-19 Precautions for your Staff and Residents

First and foremost, remember that HUD encourages property owners and agents to follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and the direction of local health officials in all cases.

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