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HUD Cites Homeowner with Discriminatory Practices Against Families with Children

HUD Cites Homeowner with Discriminatory Practices Against Families with Children

HUD Secretary Julian Castro is charging the owner of a Springfield rental property for violating the Fair Housing Act by refusing to rent an available unit to a family with a child. The Hernandez family had been residing in a unit with a relative at 27 Loring St. when they were denied the opportunity to

HUD awards Local Homeless and Service Programs $7.8 Million

Dozens of local Homeless housing and service programs received a boost  from the Department of Housing and Urban Development recently as the agency continues to work towards President Barack Obama’s goals to prevent and end homelessness. HUD announced in a press release that 39  homeless housing and service programs in Massachusetts received $7.8 million in

Federal ROSS grant awarded to Public Housing Authorities

Photo: D. B. King The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded over $1.9 million in grants to six Massachusetts Public Housing Authorities. Provided through HUD’s Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Program, the funding will cover a 3-year period and support Service Coordinators at various Public Housing sites. In a press

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