HUD, CITY OF LONG BEACH SIGN $3.7 MILLION AGREEMENT THAT WILL CREATE JOBS, CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has signed a $3.7 million agreement with the city of Long Beach, CA, that will help to create job opportunities for low-income residents and contracting opportunities for the businesses that hire them. The agreement was reached after a HUD review determined that the city’s Section 3 implementation plan was inadequate.

HUD ANNOUNCES ‘MATERNITY DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENTS,’ KICKS OFF FAIR HOUSING MONTH

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has reached settlement agreements with Magna Bank in Nashville, TN, and Home Loan Center, Inc., in Irvine, CA, resolving allegations that the two lenders denied mortgage loans to women because they were pregnant and temporarily on maternity leave. HUD is announcing the discrimination settlements as part of its annual Fair Housing Month commemoration kick-off.

Lyle Konkol Named HUD Wyoming Field Office Director

DENVER – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Rocky Mountain Regional Administrator Rick Garcia today named Lyle Konkol the Field Office Director for the HUD Office in Casper, Wyoming.

HUD Awards $1 .5 Million to a Local HIV/AIDS Housing Program in Montana

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that extremely low-income Montanans living with HIV/AIDS will continue to receive permanent housing as a result of $1,482,040 grant HUD is awarding. Annually, this HUD funding will provide permanent supportive housing so they can manage their health and access needed supportive services such as case management and employment training.