| Jul 7, 2014
As Malik Dervisevic huddled in a small jail cell — tired, hungry and frantic after hours of interrogation and no contact with his family — his mind whirred with anxiety.
"I lost my job. I lost my house. I lost everything," Dervisevic, 37,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Chicago will be the second city for the federal government's Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative, Mel Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, announced Tuesday.
The pilot program, announced for Detroit in May, is designed to help...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Counting the homeless in Los Angeles County may not be as difficult as housing them all, but it is a daunting challenge nonetheless. In early 2013, an army of 5,000 volunteers, under the direction of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority — a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: Can you list any court cases where HUD has prosecuted/filed suit against buyers of HUD houses under the owner-occupant program or where the owners of a HUD house have filed suit to be released from HUD's...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 7:24 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The Peninsula's largest emergency homeless shelter may have to close down after a funding request was rejected.
The request from LINK of Hampton Roads, which put up 552 homeless people this past winter, fell short not because of a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to plug a financing gap that threatened community programs once paid for with federal dollars, devoting more than $1.9 million in reserves to help sustain programs that include neighborhood...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:53 PM
To better account for hundreds of millions of grant dollars, Baltimore finance officials have a plan to overhaul city policies, train staff and keep records in a centralized database.
Harry E. Black, the city’s finance director, said the project...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Los Angeles groups that provide testing, education and other services to prevent HIV/AIDS are facing at least three months without a crucial stream of city support -– an estimated gap of roughly $250,000, according to a city office that allocates...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:53 PM
City officials took the head of the nation's Department of Housing and Urban Development on a tour Wednesday of Barclay to show him work by a private developer they say is starting to turn around the small, impoverished neighborhood in the middle of the...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
In front of news cameras, federal authorities have talked tough about combating mortgage fraud.
But behind closed doors, some FBI offices didn't even list mortgage fraud as a top priority, and the Department of Justice repeatedly promoted inflated...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday.
Beginning next year,...