December 22, 2011

The Many Languages of HUD

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Have a question about buying a home, rental assistance or foreclosure but English is not your first language?  HUD can help with its new HUD Language Line, a live telephone interpretation service that will allow HUD staff to converse with the public in almost any language. To help HUD staff better communicate with Limited English […]

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December 21, 2011

Winning the Fight against Lending Discrimination

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In the largest fair lending settlement in history, today HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan joined Attorney General Eric Holder to announce a $355 million agreement with Countrywide Financial Corporation, a mortgage lender now owned by Bank of America. The case against Countrywide alleges that between 2004 and 2008, the company practiced lending discrimination against more than […]

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Daily Housing News Round-Up

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            Home of the day: Solar panels atop Washington D.C’s new affordable housing community Sheridan Station Secretary Donovan announces over $1.4 billion in Continuum of Care funding for homeless programs. The New York Times examines the challenges our cities face as they try to make do with less CDBG funds. […]

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