Focused On Housing Crisis, HUD Unveils 2024 Fiscal Year Proposed Budget

By SCOTT KIMBLER Leaders at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have unveiled their proposed budget for FY 2024 and say funds will be directed at solving the nation’s housing crisis. Secretary Marcia Fudge said in a statement that the proposed budget will help ensure every American has access to housing. “The budget invests in Americans at every station in life – from those seeking to purchase a home to those who receive HUD rental assistance – and will ensure families across the country can live in communities that are safe, affordable, and resilient,” Fudge said. HUD Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman said during a press call that the budget reflects the Biden administration’s values and provides a blueprint…

HUD Awards $36 Million To Help More Than 250 Communities

By Kimberley Haas More than 250 rural, suburban and urban communities will benefit from $36 million earmarked to produce about 8,000 units of affordable housing throughout the country. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary Adrianne Todman held a virtual press conference on Tuesday morning to announce the “capacity-building” awards, which are expected to stimulate nearly $150 million in total investments. “We are really focused on building strong and vibrant communities through grants like this and through the work of our local and state leaders,” Todman said. Todman said it has been thrilling to work with leaders at the White House and HUD to stand up these initiatives “that we know will pay dividends for our children and grandchildren in…