HUD Highlights E-Newsletter
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Region X - Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
November 2007 - Volume 3, Number 10
The declining housing market is on the news almost every night, and people are talking about it everywhere you go. If you or someone you know is having trouble making that monthly house payment, we have some helpful advice for you.
Visit Tips to Avoid Foreclosure on our website.
We've also compiled local resources on our website in each state that might be able to help in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
FHA - Helping More Families Become Homeowners
FHA mortgage limits have recently increased in several communities around the region. This means that FHA loans are now an option for many homebuyers in communities with higher housing prices. Is an FHA loan right for you? To find out, check out the current FHA mortgage limits in your community, then talk to a HUD-approved housing counselor or FHA-approved lender by visiting HUD's website.
Local Homeless Plans Highlighted
The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) recently shone the spotlight on two local communities that are making progress in the fight against homelessness. Lincoln County, Oregon, and Boise, Idaho, were featured in a recent ICH newsletter.
Read the articles (www.ich.gov/newsletter/archive/11-02-07_e-newsletter.htm).
ResearchWorks is published by HUD's Office of Policy, Development & Research. This newsletter contains announcements about new HUD publications, case studies, and housing success stories. If you are looking for great ideas to make housing more affordable, accessible, and energy and resource efficient, check it out!
Read the latest ResearchWorks newsletter (www.huduser.org/periodicals/Researchworks.html).
HUD Highlights is an e-newsletter from HUD's Seattle Regional Office about HUD news, upcoming events, program updates and grant opportunities. If you received this newsletter from a friend, and would like to receive your own copy, please sign up for our mailing list.
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