Marion Mollegen McFadden joined the Biden-Harris administration as principal deputy assistant secretary for community planning and development at HUD.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury recently updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) guidance for the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program to provide additional flexibilities under the American Rescue Plan Act for ERA 2 dollars that are unobligated as of Oct. 1, 2022.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $401 million to provide access to high-speed internet for 31,000 rural residents and businesses in 11 states, part of the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to investing in rural infrastructure and affordable high-speed internet for all.
The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is holding an informational conference call from 3 to 4 p.m. ET on August 10 for Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) currently in a Certification cure period related to the submission of a 2021 or 2022 Annual Certification and Data Collection Report (ACR).
Governor Tim Walz (D) announced a ten-year economic expansion plan, which offers long-term steps to continue improving Minnesota’s economy.
On August 2, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled “‘The Rent Eats First’: How Renters and Communities are Impacted by Today’s Housing Market.”
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Closing America’s Wastewater Access Gap Community Initiative.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced new guidance to increase the ability of state, local and tribal governments to use American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds to boost the supply of affordable housing in their communities.
A new report from Up for Growth, Housing Underproduction in the U.S., found that housing underproduction in the U.S. reached 3.8 million homes in 2019, up from 1.6 million in 2012.
Last week the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on The Role of Tax Incentives in Affordable Housing.
Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 8249, a “minibus” appropriations package that contains six FY 2023 appropriations bills, including the FY 2023 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) and FY 2023 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies spending bills.
In a new blog post for the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, Whitney Airgood-Obrycki and Alexander Hermann demonstrate that the share of renter households with cost burdens rose nearly three percentage points from 2019 to 2020.