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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE VICTIMS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of California and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to wildfires.

HUD APPROVES DISCRIMINATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN CALIFORNIA FAIR HOUSING GROUP AND MARIN COUNTY LANDLORD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement between a Northern California fair housing organization and the owners and managers of two apartment complexes in Greenbrae, California. The agreement resolves allegations the owners and their agents discriminated against a female tenant with disabilities who requires an assistance animal.

HUD ANNOUNCES FAIR HOUSING AGREEMENT WITH LOS ANGELES LANDLORDS TO SETTLE DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with the owners and operators of Swansea Park Senior Apartments in Los Angeles to resolve allegations that they violated fair housing laws for refusing to allow a resident with disabilities to have a live-in aide and making discriminatory statements to him

HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH CALIFORNIA LANDLORDS RESOLVING CLAIMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST MEXICAN APPLICANTS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today an agreement with a Cupertino, California-based property management company, its agents and the owners of a Santa Clara apartment complex to resolve allegations they discriminated against applicants based upon their national origin. HUD alleged that the Salwasser Group, Inc. (doing business as Income Property Specialists) and property owners Gary and Mary Drieger discriminated against prospective renters by refusing to accept Mexican forms of identification, while encouraging a Canadian passport holder to apply for an apartment.

2015 HUD SECRETARY DESIGN AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Two model affordable housing developments in California are the recipients of the 2015 HUD Secretary’s Housing and Community Design Award, each recognized for excellence in affordable housing design. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected Step Up on 5thin Santa Monica, California; and Co-Op Plaza Redevelopment in Brattleboro, Vermont as national affordable housing models.

HUD OBTAINS $20,000 “MATERNITY DISCRIMINATION” SETTLEMENT FOR CALIFORNIA FAMILY

WASHINGTON, DC - September 7, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today a $20,000 settlement with Land Home Financial Services (LHFS) to resolve allegations the lender violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to approve a California couple’s mortgage application because the wife was on maternity leave

HUD SETTLES ALLEGATIONS THAT PROSPECT MORTGAGE VIOLATED RESPA AND FHA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

WASHINGTON, DC - July 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with Prospect Mortgage, LLC (Prospect) to settle allegations the California-based mortgage lender created sham affiliated business arrangements for the purpose of paying improper kickbacks or referral fees in violation of Federal Housing Administration (FHA) guidelines and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). Prospect agreed to dissolve these sham joint ventures and pay $3.1 million to resolve the complaint

HUD Charges Las Vegas-area Homeowners Association, Property Management Company With Discriminating Against Families With...

WASHINGTON, DC - May 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that it has charged a Las Vegas, Nevada, homeowners association and its management company with discriminating against families with children by restricting its housing to persons who are 55 and older. Specifically, HUD's charge alleges that Lakeside Village Homeowners Association and Castle Management & Consulting, LLC, did not take the proper steps required to make the community's age restriction legal.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - May 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to Imperial County in California and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following last month's earthquake.

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR CALIFORNIA STORM VICTIMS

WASHINGTON, DC - March 11, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to counties in California and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms, flooding, debris and mud flows during January and February

Deputy Secretary Sims visits $14 million affordable housing project in San Diego jumpstarted as...

Funding will stimulate the production of 65 affordable housing units stalled by recession and create quality jobs. WASHINGTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary Ron Sims today visited Cedar Gateway Developments in San Diego, CA, an affordable housing development that was under construction but came to a halt last March due to the loss of tax credit funding. HUD Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP) funding, provided through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), will now allow the project's construction to restart in November, along with thousands of others throughout the country, creating quality jobs in the hard-hit construction industry.

Secretary Preston and Governor Schwarzenegger announce $105 million for affordable housing and community development...

WASHINGTON - August 19, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced that the California State Program will receive more than $105 million to support community development and produce more affordable housing in the GoldenState.

HUD settles lawsuit with California hazard reporting company and real estate brokerage

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it has settled its federal lawsuit under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) against Property I.D. Corporation, a large hazard reporting company in California, Realogy Corporation, Cendant Corporation (now known as Avis Budget Group, Inc.) and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Corporation.

HUD TO HOST NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO

"Theme of the workshop is “Providing Resources, Producing Results" WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will host a workshop at the JW Marriott in San Francisco July 9–11 to help expand computer access to lower income residents living in government-insured and assisted housing developments.

Tens of Thousands of Californians Could Benefit from Higher Government-Insured Mortgage Limits

Congress must finish the job on FHA modernization bill so more families can keep their homes Temporary loan limits part of Economic Stimulus Package

HUD TAKES ACTION AGAINST FLEETWOOD HOMES OF CALIFORNIA

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has taken action against a major builder of manufactured homes by requiring it to recertify its Woodland, California plant. In a settlement announced today, Fleetwood Homes of California has agreed to a HUD-monitored recertification process for its Woodland plant. The company must also provide notification and correction of defects to its consumers, and pay a civil money penalty.

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