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"...piece. Years ago in these pages, Matthew McConaughey described Hud as his favorite film because it shows the "likenesses..."

June 24, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lakeway Hospital Investors Settle With DOJ, HUD
Fraud settlements backed by whistleblower complaint
"...for the Lakeway for profit hospital that eventually cost HUD $172 million...."

Sept. 30, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Texas Left Holding Short HUD Hurricane Aid Stick
State gets a sliver of total it requested from Congress
"...HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson announced Wednesday that of the five..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Housing Authority in Trouble With HUD
Federal audit says Housing Authority of the City of Austin could have to repay $588,130 to Department of Housing and Urban Development for overpayment of Section 8 vouchers
"...misstep for Austin's housing authority. The audit, completed by HUD's Office of Inspector General, tags and audits suspected cases..."

Sept. 29, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Housing Advocates Protest Trump's HUD Cuts
A week of action kicked off Saturday
"...the Trump administration's proposed $6.8 billion in cuts to HUD programs nationwide. Austin stands to lose $18 million in..."

July 28, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

The Check's In the Mail: Grant Awarded to Austin
Region gets gov't grant for housing and development
"...The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced yesterday that it will cough up $3.7 million..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Post by Eric Pickhartz

A Grant to End Youth Homelessness
HUD will provide $5.2 million to the city
"...The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Austin/Travis County a $5.2 million grant to help..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Hurricane Housing Censorship News
Housing Authority of New Orleans asks attorney helping Katrina-evacuee tenants to stop talking to media about contentous government plan to demolish public housing deemed too damaged by Katrina to fix
"...members, led by Quigley, have taken legal action against HUD and the Housing Authority on behalf of the damaged..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Post by Cheryl Smith

What's Wrong with Public Housing?
The remarkable turnaround of the city's Housing Authority
"...This was not an exceptional case. By the time HUD releases its scathing audit of HACA, new Executive Director..."

Aug. 31, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point in Time Count Looks to Give Overview of Homelessness in the U.S.
Service providers, volunteers gear up for annual PIT Count
" the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and flawed though it may be, it's how the..."

Jan. 24, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Trickle Down: Parsing Federal Relief
Despite best intentions, coordination in crisis does not always produce the best recovery
"...the agency in charge of distributing the $28 million HUD community development block grant allowed for Bastrop County –..."

Nov. 29, 2013 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...spring, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) identified $125,000 worth of expenditures billed by the developer,Anderson..."

July 23, 1999 News Feature

Another Side of Travis Heights
In a South Austin apartment complex, residents organize for change
"...the property's Section 8 program requirements" and recommended that "HUD consider requiring the owner to contract with a qualified..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...May 13 Metro-State headline, "Spend it or lose it, HUD tells housing," probably spent a worried minute wondering if..."

May 22, 1998 News Feature

Creating Sustainability
City plans Colony Park project as a long-term Eastside neighborhood
" tracking notices of funding availability coming out of HUD – in fact, roughly 52% of the office's budget..."

Jan. 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

After the Storm
Austin's Louisiana exiles remain suspended between before and after
"...monthly economic index compiled by the Brookings Institution from HUD data, rents in New Orleans have risen nearly 40%..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

The Rent Rub
Working Poor Getting Stiffed on Housing Costs
"...administered through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), fall out of fashion. Now, the IRS builds more..."

Aug. 21, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Feds Sue Owners, Investors of Lakeway Hospital
The group is charged with defrauding the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
"...Development in a mortgage loan transaction that eventually cost HUD $172 million. The lawsuit follows a DOJ June settlement..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

The Common Law
Foreclosure – Contact the Lender?
"...and Urban Development provides free or low-cost housing counseling. HUD housing counselors can help you organize your finances, assist..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Column by Luke Ellis

Katrina Evacuees Falling Through Housing Cracks
Federal and city aid maze difficult to navigate
" apply for 18 months of rent assistance through HUD's much-touted Katrina Disaster Housing Assistance Program and being turned..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Naked City
The city and the Anderson Community Development Corp. part ways over the Anderson Hills development in East Austin, which suffered from costs overruns and excessive developer’s fees, but the project will likely still be built with loans and private funds.
"...from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which oversees the block grants that funded the development,..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

In Housing We Trust
The city of Austin devotes $1 million for housing as part of city's social equity initiative
"...enough to support strategies that don't fit neatly into HUD holes. (HUD is, of course, the U.S. Department of..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Ms. Veteran America's Mission to End Female Veteran Homelessness
Molly Potter raises awareness for mental health issues
"...On Aug. 19, HUD Secretary Julián Castro traveled to Austin to declare that..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Naked City
TDHCA board chair Michael E. Jones says he's found a way to keep indicted board member Florita Bell Griffin from participating in official business; the fate of millions of dollars in federal tax-credit housing subsidies depends on whether Griffin agrees to recuse herself.
"...remove herself from TDHCA proceedings after being barred by HUD from voting on federal fund allocations as she awaits..."

June 30, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

The ARA Myth
Empty Promises on the Eastside
"...a federally defined survey that establishes eligibility for certain HUD monies. The Slum-and-Blight is only required for part of..."

June 20, 1997 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Shorty's is Still Closed
Yes, Folks...
"...funds from the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) to get started. The NHC will submit a so-called..."

June 23, 1995 News Feature by Chris Walters

Affordable Housing in Trouble?
Report: two affordable housing agencies going broke
"...2012 to 2014, while expenditures for administrative costs surpassed HUD reimbursements during the same time frame...."

June 19, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Hunting for Housing
Landlord lawsuit and housing research frame housing crisis
"...Choice, a research effort required of the city under HUD standards. The city is seeking public comment on the..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Counting Austin's Homeless
Austin nonprofit will contribute to nationwide count
"...Under the terms of ECHO’s federal funding (via the..."

Dec. 30, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Affordable Housing in NOLA
New report on housing conditions in post-Katrina New Orleans offers immediate and long-term recommendations for fixing the city's decimated fair and affordable housing market
"...Immediate Recommendations:1) Shift all temporary rental assistance programs to HUD's Disaster Voucher Program...."

Sept. 1, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

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