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HUD Sends Guidance on Mainstream Vouchers

Earlier today, HUD sent an email outlining additional guidance for mainstream vouchers. The Department highlighted several key issues. The notice can be found here. Additional questions to HUD can be sent to… 343 more words

Affordable Housing

Letters to the editor, Feb. 14

The time-honored tradition of greed

The average rent in Stuy Town/Peter Cooper Village is now higher than the average rent in the rest of Manhattan. This is pretty worrisome trend. 737 more words

Letters To The Editor

Income supports for low-income Albertans should be tied to cost of housing, say academics

Inequities plaguing government support for low-income Albertans could be eased by basing assistance on the cost of housing, say University of Calgary researchers.

Because housing costs vary so greatly throughout the province, government should level the playing field for those struggling with rental expenses with a subsidy that would cost $200 million, said Dr. 459 more words

Local News

What missing middle? More than 110,000 rentals are affordable to 28,000 middle income households in Seattle

Mayor Durkan’s middle income task force is more deja vu than ‘first ever’, like many past attempts aimed at giving developers a free hand and handing them more of our tax dollars.   875 more words

City Hall

Guest column: Giving Salem more control won’t fix housing crisis

There is an affordable housing crisis afflicting Central Oregon. When I talk to folks in Redmond, Bend and rural Deschutes County, I hear, repeatedly, how residents are struggling to afford to live in Central Oregon, and businesses are struggling to attract employees due to the high cost of living here. 28 more words

Bend Bulletin

HUD Publishes Guidance on (S. 2155) Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act

(2/14/19 Update – the copy below is a pre-publication copy of the notice. The final copy published in the Federal Register today can be found… 443 more words

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