Category HUD

The Convict Next Door: New Rules on Convictions affect all Cooperatives

  By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. and Kerry L. Morgan, Esq.   On April 4, 2016, the Office of General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a Guidance on the application of the Fair Housing Act to Cooperatives and other housing providers.  The Guidance notes that a greater percentage […]

HUD Secretary Donovan Announces New Regulations to Ensure Equal Access to Housing for All Americans Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced recently new regulations intended to ensure that HUD’s core housing programs are open to all eligible persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.  Donovan previewed the announcement at the 24th National Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equality. […]

HUD Update

By Randall A. Pentiuk, Esq. HUD Update, March 13, 2012 HUD Funding: The Congressional “Super Committee” was tasked with coming up with $1.5 trillion in debt savings over a ten year period.  Their failure to do so, has forced agencies, such as the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  to implement mandatory budget cuts […]