federal housing assistance

Low-income residents could experience HUD rent increase

MONTGOMERY, Ala./June 16, 2016 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Low-income Alabama residents receiving federal assistance might experience increased rent by more than $800 a year. The possible rate increase could impact more than 180,000 people and about 83,000 households according to the nonpartisan Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Al.com reported . The center says the average HUD … Continue reading Low-income residents could experience HUD rent increase

Problems spark change in West Virginia flood housing program

CHARLESTON, W.Va./June 8, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Gov. Jim Justice has named the head of the West Virginia National Guard to oversee a program to help victims of 2016 floods obtain federal housing assistance after complaints of poor management and residents receiving no help. Justice said at a news conference Monday that James Hoyer, the state … Continue reading Problems spark change in West Virginia flood housing program