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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 AWARDS $500 MILLION TO HELP LOUISIANA, TEXAS & WEST VIRGINIA TO RECOVER FROM...

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.

HUD GRANTS TO HELP THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES CONTINUE TO LIVE INDEPENDENTLY...

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).

HUD ORDERS WEST VIRGINIA LANDLORD TO PAY $34,000 FOR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST MAN WITH AUTISM...

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.

HUD awards $143,401 in Housing Counseling Grants to 5 housing counseling organizations in West...

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.

Donovan awards $16.5 million to jump-start affordable housing construction in West Virginia

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.

Secretary Donovan awards $10.1 million in Recovery Act funding to prevent homelessness in West...

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.

Fair Housing Accessibility Training – April 9, 2009

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.

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Attorney General Morrisey Protects Property Rights in Supreme Court Victory

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey claimed victory in efforts to protect the rights of property owners against the federal government with a unanimous decision from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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HUD AWARDS $500 MILLION TO HELP LOUISIANA, TEXAS & WEST VIRGINIA...

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.