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U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today awarded a total of $500 million to help Louisiana, Texas and West Virginia to recover after severe flooding events that occurred earlier this year. Provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program, these recovery funds will assist the most impacted communities that experienced the most serious damage to their housing stock.
HUD CHARGES WEST VIRGINIA MOBILE HOME PARK OWNERS WITH DISCRIMINATION FOR DENYING ASSISTANCE ANIMAL...
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the owners of Whitacre's Mobile Home Community (WMHC) in Inwood, West Virginia with discriminating against a resident with a disability by refusing to grant his request to keep his emotional support animal. HUD's charge alleges that WMHC ignored the resident's multiple requests for a reasonable accommodation and attempted to evict him.
PHILADELPHIA - October 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan announced today $411,899 in grants to help 250 senior citizens and persons with disabilities in West Virginia receive health care, meals, and other critical supportive services. The grants are awarded through HUD's Multifamily Housing Service Coordinator Program (MHSC).
WASHINGTON, DC - August 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A West Virginia woman caring for her brother who has autism knew something was wrong when she tried to rent an apartment in Charleston from landlord Michael Corey in 2009. The landlord demanded that before he would sign a lease agreement, the woman must purchase a $1 million insurance policy to cover any damages or injuries caused by her brother and sign an agreement assuming all legal liability for her brother’s actions. In addition, the landlord required the woman to obtain a doctor’s note regarding her brother’s condition. The woman, believing she was being discriminated against, filed a fair housing complaint with HUD.
CHARLESTON, WV - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charleston families facing foreclosure, seeking affordable rental housing, or hoping to buy their first home will have a greater opportunity to find housing, or keep the homes they have, because of $143,401 in housing counseling grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
CHARLESTON, WV - July 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded $16.5 million to jump start affordable housing programs in West Virginia that are currently stalled due to the current economic recession. Funded through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), HUD's new Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP) will allow the West Virginia Housing Development Fund to resume funding of affordable rental housing projects across the state while stimulating employment in the construction trades.
WASHINGTON, DC - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded a total of $ 10.1 million in grants to 4 grantees in West Virginia to rapidly re-house families who fall into homelessness, or prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.
Design and Construction Requirements in the Federal Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988. Training is free to registered participants (Catered lunch by Distinctive Gourmet on-site at $15 per person). The training is registered with the American Institute of Architects. Architects will receive up to 4.5 continuing education credits based upon hours attended. Seating is limited to 50 persons. Reservations are required.
HUD awards $116,703 to three West Virginia housing authorities to bring jobs, economic independence...
WASHINGTON, DC - March 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $116,703 to the Charleston-Kanawha Housing Authority, Parkersburg Housing Authority, and the Wheeling Housing Authority that will be used to help public housing residents to find jobs that lead them toward economic independence. This funding was part of nearly $12 million awarded to 207 public housing agencies across the U.S.