VanAmerongen Joins Nixon Peabody
Deborah VanAmerongen will leave her post as commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal to join the Nixon Peabody, LLP, law firm.
Field Report: Latest Affordable Housing Dealsand Financing
Boston—The Community Builders, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit urban developers, and Charlesview, Inc
NSP Competitive Grants Announced
Nearly 60 grantees were awarded $2 billion under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funds, announced the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Jan. 15.
Donovan Offers Early Look at 2011 BudgetProposal
While saying difficult decisions had to be made, Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan provided a first look into the 2011 budget proposal, including a Transforming Rental Assistance initiative and a $150 million competition aimed at creating jobs in the areas
Donovan: HUD’s 2011 Budget ReassertsCommitment to Rental Housing
The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed 2011 budget delivers a message, said Secretary Shaun Donovan.
HANO’s Troubles Continue
It will likely be three to four years before the troubled Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) is returned to local control, according to federal housing officials, who report ongoing problems at the local agency.
HUD Proposes Important Changes in Sec. 8 RenewalProcess
On Feb. 22, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that while it is considering changes to the Sec.
Housing Groups Resist Proposed Rental AssistancePlan
A proposal to streamline federal rental assistance programs is well intentioned but ill conceived, according to several national housing organizations.
Massive NYC Public Housing Deal ReceivesFinancing
NEW YORK CITY—A major deal has been struck to bring much needed capital to rehab 20,139 units in 21 public housing developments in New York City.
HUD Releases Findings on Cost of Homelessness
The cost of providing housing and services to first-time homeless individuals and families varies widely from $581 a month for an individual’s stay in an emergency shelter in Des Moines, Iowa, to about $3,530 a month for a family to stay in a shelter in W