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HUD allocates 4th Wave of CARES Act Funding: $77 Million

On Monday, Secretary Carson announced that the 4th wave of CARES Act funding would be supporting up to 8300 housing choice vouchers to public housing authorities. These funds will be provided through HUD's Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program, which will provide affordable housing to non-elderly people living with disabilities. See the local impact of the housing assistance announced today.

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HUD Increases and Expands Flexibility of Funds for PHAs

HUD is increasing the flexibility of its funds to PHAs by allocating more funds to be used for sanitation, transportation to health units/testing, childcare, food, and medical supplies.

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HUD allocates new funding for Foster Youth Housing Program

The Foster Youth Independence Initiative works to provide affordable housing for young people who have had a child-welfare history or are at-risk of experiencing homelessness.

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2nd Wave of Relief from HUD

On May 1st, HUD Secretary Carson announced the allocation of $685 million of funds to help low-income Americans residing in public housing. The funds have been specified to be potentially used for personal protective equipment, childcare costs, travel costs to receive testing, and other actions.

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HUD Provides Relief: Suspends all Foreclosures and Evictions for 60 days

HUD put out a release announcing that it is suspending all foreclosures and evictions for the next 60 days in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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HUD relays info on COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”)

HUD has included helpful fact sheets from the CDC on the virus that housing authorities, landlords, non-profits, and shelters can share with their residents, staff, friends, and families that provide steps they can take to help protect themselves:

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HUD Release: Funding Awarded to Build 1100 Homes for Seniors across the Nation

Last week, HUD Secretary Carson granted more than $51 million of housing assistance to organizations across the country to fund more affordable housing construction, rental assistance, and supportive services delivery for very low-income seniors.

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Tuesday Tip: HUD Notice provides Guidance on Assistance Animals

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HUD Releases Guidance on “Assistance Animals”

Yesterday, HUD put out a release giving guidance to how housing managers can be sure they’re in compliance with Fair […]

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Tuesday Tip: REAC and Emergency Call Systems

Vickie discusses HUD Notice PIH 2019-25 in this week's #TuesdayTip!

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