HUD and Census Bureau Report New Residential Sales in September --

WASHINGTON – Sales of new single-family houses in September 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau.

FHA to Lower Owner-Occupancy Requirement for Certain Condominium Developments --

WASHINGTON – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced that, under certain circumstances, it will lower its required owner-occupancy standard for approved condominium developments effective immediately.

HUD Charges Ohio Housing Authority with Discriminating Against Family with Disabilities --

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority in Warren, Ohio with violating the Fair Housing Act by denying the reasonable accommodation requests of a family that includes a father and daughter with severe disabilities.

HUD Announces Agreement with City of Flagstaff and Housing Authority to Resolve Discrimination Claims --

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today an agreement with the City of Flagstaff, Arizona, and the Flagstaff Housing Authority resolving allegations that they denied the reasonable accommodation requests of a resident with disabilities.

HUD Releases 3-Year Study of Strategies to End Family Homelessness --

WASHINGTON – When a family with children seeks emergency shelter, there are a number of interventions to address their homelessness. Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the results of an exhaustive study to identify the most efficient and cost-effective ways to house and serve these families.

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