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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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Housing assistance website from HUD, others

Residents struggling with how to pay their rent may be interested in a new housing assistance website. The U.S. Department […]

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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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Tuesday Tip: Preparing for the Future amid COVID-19

Ebony discusses coping with uncertainty and planning for the future in this week's Tuesday Tip!

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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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Tuesday Tip: Answers to your COVID-19 Questions

Have questions about how COVID-19 is affecting your housing operations? Check out these answers in this week's Tuesday Tip!

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$1.5 Million Awarded to Support COVID-19 Related Fair Housing Activities

On Monday, April 20th, HUD announced it was awarding $1.5 Million in partnership and Special Enforcement Effort funds to HUD Fair Housing Assistance Program (FHAP) agencies to support COVID-19 education activities.

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CDC: Household Cleaning and Sanitizing amid COVID-19

For those of you who have been trying to help your residents maintain the best sanitizing practices amidst the pandemic, here are some tips from the CDC on how to go about cleaning and disinfecting living spaces.

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Fair Housing Month Amidst Coronavirus

HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Anna Marie Farias, addresses the recognition of Fair Housing Month amidst the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Southeast Region Multifamily Production Division

As you may or may not know, the Atlanta Regional office and Jacksonville satellite offices have been vacated due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Both offices remain open for business to be conducted remotely, but HUD staff is not conducting physical operations in either of those offices.

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