Tag Archives: HUD

$5 Billion in CDBG-DR Funds Headed to Texas for Harvey Recovery

Federal funds continue to go out to those hit by natural disasters this summer, and in especially large amounts. Just last Friday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it had awarded $5.024 billion to help those…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Aims To Limit Instances of Multiple Subsidies

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) plans to improve controls to reduce the likelihood that residents in…

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HUD Issues Guidance for PHAs on Smoke-Free Requirements

So it’s been almost a year-and-a-half since we addressed this issue the first time, but we are coming back full cycle to give you the rest of the story.

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HUD Awards $132M To Improve Distressed Neighborhoods

Sometime you just need a helping hand, especially this time of year. This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $132 million to five U.S. communities to redevelop severely distressed public or assisted housing and revitalize surrounding neighborhoods.

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Sneak Preview: HUD Issues Supplemental Section 8 Guidance

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued supplementary guidance pertaining to the eligibility of students for assisted housing under the Section 8 housing…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Allows Program Income Transfers to CDBG

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently amended its grant closeout policy related to program income earned by recipients of HUD Neighborhood Stabilization Program…

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Sneak Preview: HUD OIG Calls for Declaration of Trust Oversight

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently recommended that HUD enhance its oversight of public housing agencies (PHAs) to…

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Local Homeless Programs Get a $1.6B Boost

Following grant programs like we do, we typically see that a federal agency has made awards within a grant program in the millions of dollars. However, my eyes widened this week when I saw that the Department of Housing and…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Counsel Clarifies HOPWA Program Regulations

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Because Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) field office staff have sought guidance on Section 8 requirements under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids…

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Grants Awarded for Showing Some Resilience

And now for the word of the day — “Resilience.” According to the dictionary, resilience means “the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed or stretched” or “the ability to recover readily…

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