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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR ALASKA STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - June 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Alaska and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to recent flooding.

HUD ANNOUNCES $563 MILLION TO SUPPORT AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN HUNDREDS OF NATIVE AMERICAN AND...

WASHINGTON, DC - June 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $563 million to 353 American Indian and Alaskan Native entities that represent 539 tribes across the U.S. Provided through HUD’s Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) Program, these funds are distributed annually to eligible Indian tribes or their tribally designated housing entities for a broad range of affordable housing activities (see local grants).

HUD AWARDS $7.3 MILLION TO PROVIDE TRAINING, AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONSULTING FOR NATIVE AMERICANS, ALASKANS...

WASHINGTON, DC - February 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The nation’s largest mortgage servicers have distributed $45.83 billion in direct relief to over 550,000 homeowners, or roughly $82,000 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. Almost one year ago, the Department of Justice, Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD) and 49 state attorneys general reached a landmark agreement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses

HUD MARKS AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE HERITAGE MONTH

WASHINGTON, DC - November 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- November is American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is marking the occasion by focusing particular attention on the nearly 1.7 million American Indian and Alaska Native young people. HUD’s Office of Native American Programs has worked with the group of leading national American Indian and Alaska Native organizations who have collaborated with tribal and federal government offices to mark the month with special programs and festivities.

HUD OFFICIAL JOINS ANCHORAGE MAYOR TO OPEN NEW SENIOR HOUSING

ANCHORAGE, AK - August 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Sandra B. Henriquez joined Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan today to celebrate the grand opening of Eklutna Estates, the newest senior housing development of the Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA). The housing authority used $3.2 million of the $5.7 million it received from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to construct the new housing.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR ALASKA STORM VICTIMS

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families. WASHINGTON, DC - December 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to counties in Alaska and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following last month's severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and rockslides.

HUD secretary Donovan announces $2.5 million in Recovery Act funds to improve Native American...

Grants bring total HUD's Recovery Act investment in Native American and Alaskan communities to over a half billion dollars WASHINGTON, DC - August 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced that HUD is awarding five grants, totaling $2.5 million, to Native American and Native Alaskan communities across the country to improve housing and stimulate community development (see below for detailed grant list)

HUD secretary Donovan announces $132 million in recovery act funds to improve native American...

Grants bring total HUD’s Recovery Act investment in Native American and Alaskan communities to a half billion dollars. ANCHORAGE, AK - August 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- During a visit to an Anchorage, Alaska community today, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced that HUD is awarding 61 grants, totaling $132 million, to Native American and Native Alaskan communities across the country to improve housing and stimulate community development (see below for detailed grant list). The announcement came during a visit to the Mountain View community in Anchorage, which has received Recovery Act funding. The Secretary was joined by U.S. Senator Mark Begich (D-AK), Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan, and other local elected and housing officials

ALMOST 150 MORE RENTAL ASSISTANCE VOUCHERS AWARDED TO ALASKA AND WASHINGTON STATE

Alaska Housing Finance Wins 48 More Vouchers & King County Housing Authority Wins 100 More Vouchers for the Non-Elderly Disabled. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - June 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded funds $1.078.064 for an additional 100 Housing Choice rental assistance vouchers to the King County Housing Authority and $296,881 for 48 additional vouchers to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation.

Obama Administration Awards Almost $3.5 Million In Homeless Grants To 21 Local Housing &...

WASHINGTON - March 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced the Obama Administration is awarding $3,467,115 in grants to Alaska organizations to offer homeless individuals and families a wide range of housing and support services

HUD and Alaska Housing Finance Corporation agree to increase accessible housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) today signed an agreement that will create more housing for persons with disabilities. As part of the Voluntary Compliance Agreement announced today, AHFC agreed to make five percent of its housing stock fully accessible.

HUD introduces new financing program to expand affordable housing in Indian and Alaska native...

Office of Native American Housing offering free workshops to clarify process, answer questions WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of...

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