Tag Archives: HUD

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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Sneak Preview: Audit Uncovers Housing Concerns in Virgin Islands

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Virgin Islands Housing Authority is taking steps to train and certify its internal inspectors about Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) housing quality standards…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Guidance Details Public Housing Agency Use of Arrest Records

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook). The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued new guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) and owners of Section 8 HUD-assisted multifamily properties concerning the…

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HUD Smoke-Free Proposal, Although Healthy, May Get Some Pushback

There are certain ideas that on the outset seem like a good, healthy proposals. However, in reality, such ideas may not prove so easy to accomplish.

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Sneak Preview: HUD OIG Urges Guidance for Small, Very Small PHAs

(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) commended the actions that HUD officials have taken in recent months to assist…

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Sneak Preview: HUD OIG Calls for Policies for Overincome Families

(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) recommended in a recent audit that HUD require public housing authorities to establish…

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HUD Provides Needed Housing Assistance for North St. Louis

Finally, some good news for a city and county in need of it. Reeling from the continued rioting in nearby Ferguson and the seemingly daily news coverage of racial tensions there, St. Louis and St. Louis County needed federal assistance…

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Federal Agencies Encouraged To Work Together on Elderly Services

Teamwork – it never gets old. If only we could say the same thing about our own lives. Promoting such teamwork is the major recommendation from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in a recent report evaluating federal agency programs for…

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