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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR GEORGIA STORM VICTIMS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Georgia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to Hurricane Irma.

HUD CHARGES GEORGIA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is charging a Georgia couple with housing discrimination for refusing to rent an apartment they owned to a single mother and her son.  HUD’s investigation alleges landlords James and Ella Collier denied one woman’s application because she had a 14-year-old son and that they had a “NO CHILDREN” stipulation in multiple lease agreements with other tenants.

HUD REACHES AGREEMENT WITH ATLANTA HOUSING PROVIDERS ON CLAIM THAT MANAGER DISCRIMINATED AGAINST DISABLED...

ATLANTA - October 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has reached a Conciliation Agreement with Brookside Park Limited Partnership and Peabody Properties South, LLC, the owner and management company for Brookside Park Apartments in Atlanta, and a former property manager, settling allegations that they violated the Fair Housing Act by refusing to allow a tenant with disabilities to transfer to a first-floor unit.

HUD AND OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS HOST GEORGIA WHITE HOUSE FORUM ON HOUSING

WASHINGTON, DC - May 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted a White House Forum on Housing to discuss programs and initiatives promoted by the Obama Administration that help responsible homeowners and struggling communities hit hardest by the housing crisis. The White House Housing Forum convened Georgia housing officials, regional and local leaders, housing and development alliances and community advocates in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building this afternoon for the discussion

HUD APPROVES $210 MILLION MORTGAGE TO FINANCE MAJOR CONSTRUCTION AT ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL IN...

WASHINGTON, DC - October 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a commitment to insure a mortgage loan to St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Georgia. The $210 million loan is made possible through the Federal Housing Administration's (FHA) Section 242 Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program.

HUD APPROVES $31 MILLION FINANCING PLAN TO FUND MAJOR ADDITION TO CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL...

WASHINGTON, DC - December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a commitment to insure a mortgage loan to the Effingham County Hospital Authority in Springfield, Georgia. The $31 million loan is made possible through the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Section 242 Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program.

HUD charges Atlanta Condo Association and real estate agent with discrimination for refusing to...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it is charging an Atlanta condominium association, a local real estate company, and its agent with housing discrimination for refusing to sell to families with children. HUD's charge of violating the Fair Housing Act is against Georgian Manor Condominium Association, Inc., HN Real Estate Group, Jennifer Sherrouse, and the Estate of Jean Branch.

HUD Approves $12.7 Million Deal to Renovate 25-Bed Hospital in Washington, Georgia

WASHINGTON, DC - May 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced a commitment to insure a mortgage loan to Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Georgia to renovate its 25-bed facility. The $12.7 million loan is made possible through the Federal Housing Administration's Section 242 Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program.

HUD Approves $84.7 Million Deal to Construct 65-Bed Hospital in Vidalia, Georgia

First FHA-Insured Hospital Loan in the State of Georgia. WASHINGTON - April 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced a commitment to insure a loan to Meadows Regional Medical Center (MRMC) in Vidalia, Georgia to construct a new 65-bed hospital to replace an existing 45-year-old facility. The $84.7 million loan is made possible through the Federal Housing Administration's Section 242 Hospital Mortgage Insurance Program and is the first FHA-insured hospital loan in the state of Georgia.

HUD charges Atlanta-area real estate agent and company with racial steering in the sale...

WASHINGTON - September 24, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged Rodney...

HUD AWARDS $300,000 FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN RURAL GEORGIA

$16.8 million in Rural Housing and Economic Development grants awarded nationwide HINESVILLE, GA - Housing and Urban Development Regional Director Bob Young today awarded $300,000...

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Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.

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Atlanta REALTORS® Releases November 2017 Statistics on Housing Market

Atlanta REALTORS® (ARA), the largest association of its kind in Georgia, released its November 2017 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metropolitan Atlanta. The Market Brief, compiled by First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS), provides the only regionally-focused synopsis of monthly sales and home prices for single family residential properties.