Latest U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development News

New Mexico to get $5.5 million for affordable housing

May. 16, 2020 12:13 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding public housing authorities across New Mexico more than $5.5 million in grants. The state’s congressional delegation announced the funding Friday, saying it’s part of the relief package recently approved...

Houston mayor denounces state's plan to control Harvey aid

Apr. 23, 2020 5:06 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said Thursday that he's offended by the state's plan to take control of more than $1 billion in federal funds allocated to the city for Hurricane Harvey housing relief as America grapples with the coronavirus pandemic. Texas General Land Commissioner George P....

HUD awards funding for group fighting housing discrimination

Mar. 28, 2020 2:14 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire legal organization is getting $300,000 to fight housing discrimination in the state, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced. It awarded the money to New Hampshire Legal Assistance. The funding is part of $40 million in grants being awarded...