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Other Housing Information

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Featured Content

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging individuals and communities to take action by planning a National PrepareAthon Day on or around September 30. 

Multifamily Transformation: An Overview and Update

Details relative to the status of the transformation, intermediary points of contact during transitional waves, and customer service expectations given the recent intervention by Congress (meaning that asset management staff will continue to work at their current HUD multifamily locations for now), have been incorporated into the latest Multifamily Transformation FAQ document on the HUD website.  

Harvard Releases 2014 State of the Nation's Housing Report

Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies has released its annual State of the Nation's Housing, which documents a growing "crisis of affordability."

HUD Preservation Office Director Moving to Portland

Margaret Salazar, director of the Office of Affordable Housing Preservation (OAHP), will leave her position this summer to head up the Portland hub office. We wish Margaret the best and look forward to working with the incoming OAHP director on Section 202 preservation.

Carol Galante Leaving Post of FHA Commissioner, Other Changes in HUD Leadership

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Multifamily Housing Carol Galante will step down from her role as assistant secretary for housing/FHA commissioner at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in January. Additionally, changes have been announced regarding director of the offices of asset management and preservation. Acting directors have been named.