Biden’s Administration Streamlined Options To Help Homeowners While Housing Sales Drop


WASHINGTON (July 29, 2021)- The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) on July 23, 2021 announced streamlined COVID-19 Recovery options to help homeowners with FHA-insured mortgages who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic bring their mortgage current and remain in their homes. The simplified COVID-19 Recovery waterfall allows mortgage servicers to…

American Rescue Plan To Help Homeless Children and Youth Depends on States Distribution of Funds


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 29, 2021)---there are more than 2 million homeless children and youth across America.  Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) released nearly $600 million in funding under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) program to support students experiencing homelessness. But funds distributions…

Statement by White House Press Secretary on Biden-⁠Harris Administration Eviction Prevention Efforts


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 29, 2021)--For nearly 11 months, the CDC’s eviction moratorium has served as a critical backstop to prevent hard-pressed renters and their families who lost jobs or income due to the COVID-19 pandemic from being evicted for nonpayment of rent.  This moratorium prevented hundreds of thousands of…

Lawmakers balk at issues with VA’s $21 billion health record program: Federal CIO’s Ignored OMB Digital Record Mandate


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 26, 2021)---The Senate voted 91-8 to confirm Donald Remy to the post of deputy secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs on July 15. Remy comes in as the agency looks to pivot past two adverse oversight reports about the cost and performance of the Electronic…

TRAVEL GUIDANCE FOR THE FIRST LADY TO ALASKA, JAPAN, AND HAWAII: WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 – SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2021


 Tokyo(July 21, 2021)---First Lady Jill Biden has landed in Tokyo to represent the United States at the Olympics.  The First Lady  "will land at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska where she will greet with military and veteran families who are staying at Alaska Fisher House. She will then visit the…

President Biden Announces Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 20, 21) – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice. Jonathan Kanter, Nominee for Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice Jonathan Kanter is a distinguished antitrust lawyer…