December 23, 2013

A Day in the Life: New York Multifamily HUB

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Welcome to a new edition of our blog series, A Day in the Life, which will introduce you to HUD employees and highlight the important work they do. Producing multifamily housing is incredibly hard work requiring multiple sources of financing  but it only happens when many people come together in a common purpose – to […]

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March 13, 2013

I Can “Hear” You… It’s Deaf History Month

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To the young woman who used sign language as she gave the Sunday morning church announcements, “I heard” you loud and clear.  After giving a quick lesson on how to sign good morning, she mentioned that March marks Deaf History Month and it made me think about how HUD is helping those who are deaf […]

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November 19, 2012

Settlement Success Story: Maria Marinakis

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The nation’s largest mortgage servicers have distributed $26.1 billion in direct relief to nearly 310,000 homeowners, or roughly $84,385 per homeowner as part of the National Mortgage Settlement, according to a progress report released today by independent settlement monitor Joseph A. Smith of the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight. See our press release today and […]

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March 27, 2012

The Facts on FHA

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The health of the FHA and management of its business have been frequent topics of discussion in the media and among our stakeholders in recent months.  Certainly, these are important issues – to the ongoing recovery of our economy, to the future of our housing finance system, and to American taxpayers.  We welcome a robust […]

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July 8, 2011

FHA Providing Unemployed Homeowners Extra Time to Get Back on Their Feet

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If you’re unemployed and having trouble making payments on your FHA-insured mortgage, more help is on the way!  The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) already requires its lenders to go the extra mile in helping un- or underemployed borrowers who are at least three months behind in their mortgage.  Now, FHA is providing additional breathing room […]

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