“HUD CONSENT ORDER SETTLES CLAIMS INVOLVING GEORGIA HOUSING PROVIDERS ACCUSED OF DISCRIMINATING AGAINST TENANT WITH DISABILITIES”


WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that Tzadik Georgia Portfolio, LLC, and Tzadik Management Group, LLC, housing providers in Albany Georgia, will pay $34,900 under a HUD Consent Order resolving allegations that they discriminated against a tenant with disabilities. Read HUD’s Order. The Fair…

“HUD CHARGES PHILADELPHIA HOUSING PROVIDER WITH DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION”


WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that it is charging Post Presidential Property Owner, LLC, and Post Commercial Real Estate, LLC, the owner and manager respectively of Presidential City Apartments in Philadelphia, with disability discrimination. Specifically, HUD’s charge alleges that Housing Equality Center of…

“HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON TOURS OPPORTUNITY ZONE PROJECT IN CLEVELAND”


CLEVELAND, OH - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today toured an Opportunity Zone redevelopment project in Cleveland. Funded with Qualified Opportunity Funds and additional Opportunity Zone investments, The Tappan is a mixed-use, mixed-income apartment building with a 2,000-square foot bakery occupied by a first-time business owner. The…

“HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON HOSTS AFFORDABLE HOUSING ROUNDTABLE IN WISCONSIN OPPORTUNITY ZONE”


GREEN BAY, WI - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today hosted a roundtable in an Opportunity Zone alongside U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher (WI-08) to discuss innovative solutions to increasing the supply of affordable housing and the role of public-private partnerships in addressing affordable housing challenges. Secretary Carson…

“HUD FINALIZES REVISED SECTION 3 Rule: New rule will advance economic opportunity through streamlined processes and a more


WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today the release of the final rule implementing the “Section 3” statute. Section 3 requires that recipients of certain HUD funds make economic opportunities available for low- and very low-income individuals, especially recipients of government assistance for housing, living in…

“President Donald J. Trump Is Working to Stop Evictions and Protect Americans’ Homes During the COVID-19 Pandemic”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---today, President Donald J. Trump has taken action to temporarily halt evictions.   Following an Executive Order by President Trump, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is using its authority to temporarily halt evictions through the end of 2020 in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.…

Lincoln Died Before Fulfilling the Forty-Acres and A Mule Promise–March On Washington


WASHINGTON, D.C.---President Abraham Lincoln promised freed Blacks forty acres and a mule--but he died before the promises would be fulfilled.  Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Democrat-CA) and Congress has failed Blacks more than 150 years---to fulfill the promised of Lincoln.  "Today, we commonly use the phrase “40 acres and a mule,” but…

“FHA Extends Foreclosure and Eviction Moratorium For Homeowners Through Year End”


WASHINGTON - Today, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced the third extension of its foreclosure and eviction moratorium through December 31, 2020, for homeowners with FHA-insured single family mortgages covered under the Coronavirus Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This extension provides an additional four months of housing security to homeowners, as…

“PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS LIFTING UP AND DRIVING NEW PROSPERITY IN PREVIOUSLY FORGOTTEN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES”


        WASHINGTON, D.C.--today President Donald J. Trump is taking real action to revitalize the forgotten communities across our Country.  “Our goal is to rebuild homes, schools, businesses, and communities that need it the most," said Trump.  Trump serves all Americans--including Black America and other minorities--communities---building smart communities and…

Florida’s governor extends evictions


Florida---Governor Ron DeSantis has extended the States moratorium on evictions and foreclosures to prevent massive evictions.   “Just four hours before a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures was set to expire early Thursday morning, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis again extended the freeze late Wednesday, sparing countless financially strapped Floridians from homelessness…