FHA to Insure Mortgages on Certain Properties with Pace Assessments --

WASHINGTON – In order to enable homeowners seeking clean energy technologies in their homes to leverage a range of financing options, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced guidance that makes clear the circumstances under which it will insure mortgages on properties that include Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) assessments.

HUD and Census Bureau Announce New Residential Construction Activity in June --

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for June 2016.

HUD Awards More Than $52 Million to Protect Children and Families from Dangerous Lead and Other Home Hazards --

WASHINGTON – To protect children and families from the hazards of lead-based paint and from other home health and safety hazards, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $ 52.6 million in Lead Based Paint Hazard Control grants to 23 local and state government agencies.

2016 HUD Secretary Design Award Winners Announced --

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced four model housing developments in California, Illinois, Texas and Washington State are the recipients of the 2016 HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award. Each of these developments are recognized for excellence in affordable or accessible housing design.

Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Collaborate to Close the Digital Divide for Up to 2 Million HUD-Assisted Households in Major Internet Essentials Program Expansion --

PHILADELPHIA (July 15, 2016) — Today, Comcast and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) ConnectHome initiative took an historic step to close the digital divide in America. Now, public housing and HUD-assisted residents living in Comcast’s service area are eligible to apply for Internet Essentials, the company’s high-speed internet adoption program for low-income families.

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