President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Neal Rackleff to be the assistant secretary for HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development. Mr. Rackleff has served as the director of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department. According to a White House announcement, during his tenure Houston became the first major city to effectively end veteran homelessness while chronic homelessness declined more than 70%. Mr. Rackleff is a partner at the Locke Lord law firm where he focuses on community and economic development, affordable housing, and inner-city revitalization.
HUD will provide extra rent revenue of up to $100 per unit per month to a public housing project located in an Opportunity Zone that converts to Section 8 project-based rental assistance (PBRA)…November 11, 2019
Physical Conditions and Financial Viability of Early Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Projects Show Some Improvements
A recent report from HUD, Final Report: Evaluation of HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), aims to evaluate the extent to which the RAD program has achieved its affordable housing…November 4, 2019
More than two dozen members of Congress sent a letter to HUD Secretary Ben Carson on August 21 urging him to release a Federal Register notice to trigger the release of desperately needed grant funds…September 3, 2019