Tag: us department of housing and urban development

Marco Rubio Brings Back Proposal to Have VA, HUD Help Homeless Veterans

“The HUD-VASH program provides homeless veterans with a voucher to help them offset the cost of renting a home or apartment in the private market. Among other things, Rubio’s bill would help to protect the program from any potential future budget cuts by preventing the administration from using funds specifically designated for the program for anything other than helping to provide housing to homeless veterans,” Rubio’s office noted. 

Marco Rubio Calls on HUD to Take Immediate Action at Cambridge Management Properties...

Cambridge Management, Inc. is responsible for the management of eight properties that have failing Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection scores throughout the State of Florida in the Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance program.

Marcia Fudge: 40 Public Housing Authorities Across Florida Getting Stimulus Funds to Help the...

HUD expects the funds to help around 130,000 Americans. 
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Marco Rubio, Frederica Wilson Bring Back the Safe Temperature Act to Help Public Housing...

The bill “would give the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the ability to require properties receiving federal assistance to safely maintain temperatures between 71 and 81 degrees Fahrenheit.”

Marcia Fudge: HUD Sending $2 Million to Plant City Housing Authority to Remove Lead-Based...

The funds are part of $51.4 million going to 25 Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) in 19 states. The funds will come from HUD’s Public Housing Capital Fund.

Marco Rubio Pushes HUD to Improve Section 8 Properties in Jacksonville

On Wednesday, Rubio sent a letter to U.S. HUD Sec. Marcia Fudge urging her to improve conditions at Hilltop Village Apartments.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Champions Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Survivors Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, continued their push for the “Fair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Survivors Act” which will “provide legal protections for victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and sex trafficking who are seeking housing.”

Joe Manchin, Mel Martinez Talk About Political Civility at FSU Event

The discussion was moderated by former Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Chair and Florida State University adjunct faculty member Al Cardenas.

HUD Sending $1 Million to Native American Tribes in Florida for Affordable Housing

The funds come from more than $652 million in Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds for more than 600 Native American Tribes and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) for affordable housing.

Ron DeSantis: DEO Sending 30 Communities HUD Funds Through Rebuild Florida Program

The program, administered by DEO, allows local governments to increase the resiliency of critical facilities that serve a public safety purpose for local communities.

Ron DeSantis: More than $92 Million Available to Local Governments in Block Grants for...

The CDBG-CV program is designed to help local governments prepare, prevent, and respond to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 with the governor’s office noting that $92 million is available.

Ron DeSantis: HUD Sending Almost $47 Million to Help Panhandle Recover From Hurricane Michael

DeSantis will send $46.9 million in Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funds which will be handled by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida program.