President Donald Trump nominated Leonard Wolfson to be HUD assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental relations, sending the nomination to the Senate on October 25. Mr. Wolfson has served as associate vice president of legislative affairs for the Mortgage Bankers Association. He previously served as HUD general deputy assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental relations during the George W. Bush administration. During that time, he led HUD’s legislative efforts to modernize the Federal Housing Administration as part of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. Mr. Wolfson’s career began in 1996 on the staff of his hometown congressional representative, Christopher Shays.
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