New Orleans landlord charged with discrimination for ‘no teenagers’ ad

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) charged the landlord with housing discrimination for a 2014 ad on Craigslist.

New home sales slump 5.3%, but inventory is up

The sale of new single-family homes declined by 5.3 percent from May to June, according to the latest data released from the Census Bureau and HUD.

US housing starts plummet 12% in June, marking 9-month low

The number of new home permits issued nationwide fell to the lowest in nine months, according to a new Housing Starts report.

In parts of San Francisco, a six-figure salary is still ‘low-income’

If you’re living in San Francisco, $117,400 a year might still not be enough to get you out of the low-income category as determined by HUD.

White House wants to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

The Trump administration is proposing a sweeping reform of how the federal government supports housing finance by calling for the full privatization of mortgage-backed securities giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

HUD failed to address lead paint dangers in public housing, report finds

HUD announced the results of an audit that revealed a lack of adequate oversight of lead-based paint reporting and remediation in public housing nationwide.

Most housing complaints come from people with disabilities, study says

Individuals with disabilities made up nearly 60 percent of housing discrimination complaints in 2017, a new report from the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) found.

New York becomes the first state to join Fair Housing Act lawsuit against HUD

On May 14, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State would be the first state to join a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to enforce the Fair Housing Act, a measure that provides equal housing opport…

New housing starts fell in April, especially multifamily projects

Multifamily housing starts with five or more units fell from a seasonally adjusted 428,000 in March 2018 to 374,000 in April, a 12.6 percent drop. 

HUD proposes major overhaul of Section 8, tripling rent for low-income families

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials on Wednesday proposed a major overhaul to the country’s Section 8 voucher program and the low-income rental subsidies that affect 4.5 million American families.