President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Seth Daniel Appleton to be HUD assistant secretary for Policy Development and Research (PD&R). Mr. Appleton currently serves as acting assistant secretary and general deputy assistant secretary at HUD’s Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations. He previously served as a senior staff member in the U.S. House of Representatives, most recently as chief of staff for Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) from 2009 to 2017. During his tenure in the House, Mr. Appleton focused on policy issues related to housing, financial services, small business, and agriculture, among other subjects. He earned a B.A. in history from Stanford University.
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