September 4, 2012

Help After Isaac

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HUD is doing everything it can to help folks in need after Hurricane Isaac.  After President Obama’s issuance of a disaster declaration for certain counties and parishes in Mississippi and Louisiana HUD Secretary Donovan announced that HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to those two states. HUD also put together local disaster relief and emergency […]

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August 18, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

What do we want? Housing news! When do we want it? Now! (And by now, we mean at the end of the day, in a nice, neat package brought to you by your friends at the HUDdle.) Housing Wire has more coverage on HUD’s plan to sell real estate-owned properties to public housing authorities in […]

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May 23, 2011

Advancing Fair Housing as Communities Rebuild

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Our guest blogger today is John Trasviña, HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity HUD and other federal agencies are working closely with state, local and private organizations to provide needed assistance to families and communities hard hit by tornados and flooding.  In the midst of this, HUD’s Office of Fair Housing & Equal […]

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May 11, 2011

Special mortgage relief for FHA borrowers in disaster areas

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In the wake of disaster, the last thing you should be thinking about is a pending foreclosure.  The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is reminding all of its mortgage lenders that a 90-day freeze on foreclosures automatically goes into effect on FHA-insured homes in Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas.  President Obama has declared certain counties in Alabama, […]

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May 10, 2011

MyFoxAL: HUD secretary promises tornado-ravaged communities will be rebuilt

Secretary Donovan on Monday toured Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, surveying the damage wrought by tornadoes that ripped through the South late last month. He encouraged those displaced by the storms to register with FEMA to determine eligibility for federal assistance and pledged that HUD resources would stay put in Alabama until the ravaged community is rebuilt better […]

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