February 11, 2021

HUD Issues Fair Housing Memo Prohibiting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

HUD today announced that it will administer and enforce the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity issued a memorandum stating that HUD interprets the Fair Housing Act to bar discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity and directs HUD offices […]
February 10, 2021

HUD Housing Counseling Webinar on Helping Tenants Access Rent/Utility Payment Assistance (Feb. 23, 2021)

HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling will be hosting a webinar for Multifamily Owners and Managers of HUD-assisted or insured multifamily properties who are looking for resources to assist their tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many HUD housing counseling agencies across the country provide rental housing counseling services that can help tenants access rent and utility payment assistance, develop and manage a budget, and repair their credit. […]
February 8, 2021

NAHMAnalysis -117th Congress: Who to Contact for Affordable Housing Policy

NAHMA has published a NAHMAnalysis, 117th Congress: Who to Contact for Affordable Housing Policy. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, the 117th Congress will undoubtedly consider additional legislative actions to provide much needed economic relief and support. This NAHMAnalysis is a simple primer on the key Congressional members and committees that will likely impact affordable housing policies before the 117th […]
February 6, 2021

RAD & Section 18 Blend Expansion Webinar (Feb. 17, 2021) and Spotlight on The Lansing Housing Commission

Please find below an update from HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), via their RADBlast.  This update focuses on RAD and Section 18 Blend Expansion and includes additional information on HUD’s recent notice establishing the two RAD & Section 18 Blends (Construction Blend and a Small PHA Blend).  HUD will host a webinar on Notice PIH 2021-07 and the RAD and Section […]