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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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  • FHA cuts waiting time for foreclosed-on homeowners

    FHA cuts waiting time for foreclosed-on homeowners
    Homeowners who were laid off and lost their homes to foreclosure could qualify for a new mortgage in as little as a year under an unprecedented federal rule change that slashes the usual waiting period between financial disaster and buying a new house....
  • HUD study finds same-sex couples face housing discrimination

    HUD study finds same-sex couples face housing discrimination
    Same-sex couples are discriminated against when searching for housing in online rental markets across the country, according to a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development study released Tuesday. In states like Maryland where such...
  • Groups get federal grant money

    As part of a federal grant program, the Costa Mesa City Council recently doled out $137,500 to area public service agencies. The funding was part of a $1.06-million Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG — a program of the U.S. Department of...
  • Md. will receive $8.6 million more in Sandy aid

    Md. will receive $8.6 million more in Sandy aid
    Maryland communities affected by Super Storm Sandy will receive $8.6 million in federal funding under an emergency spending measure approved by Congress last month. The money, which is in addition to the roughly $1.5 million in assistance the federal...
  • Palmer Park gets green light for new playground, other upgrades

    A popular 2.8-acre park in one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in Glendale is set to get a major makeover by next year. City officials plan to install new playground and exercise equipment, update the picnic areas and improve the restrooms...
  • Key homeless veterans program spared from cuts

    Key homeless veterans program spared from cuts
    Finally, a small piece of good news on the federal budget front. A key program for homeless veterans in Hampton Roads that was a candidate for spending cuts has been spared. The program, funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development,...
  • After sequestration, Glendale service providers brace for the worst

    After sequestration, Glendale service providers brace for the worst
    From senior meals to code enforcement, several local public services will be affected by the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that took effect last week. Just how severe the impact of so-called sequestration will be, however, remains to...
  • Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live

    Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live
    If you were entertaining the notion that the so-called sequester is really a good idea, it isn't. It may end up putting hundreds of poor Connecticut families out on the street. That is just one of many adverse effects beginning to take shape as a result...
  • Gov. Christie faces federal probe over Sandy relief funds

    Gov. Christie faces federal probe over Sandy relief funds
    U.S. investigators are looking into whether embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie misused about $2 million in Superstorm Sandy relief funds for an ad campaign that put him in the spotlight in an election year, a lawmaker said on Monday. Already...
  • Embattled Gov. Christie faces audit over Sandy funds

    Embattled Gov. Christie faces audit over Sandy funds
    NEW YORK -- The week of headaches for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues: He is facing questions over whether his office improperly used Superstorm Sandy aid funds for political purposes. The Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Housing and...
  • State panel to investigate New Jersey bridge scandal

    State panel to investigate New Jersey bridge scandal
    TRENTON, N.J. — For Gov. Chris Christie, the questions about the traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge are just beginning, as New Jersey Democrats announced a new investigative committee that would push to figure out who ordered the four-day...