Design Contracts

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N.J. Project Breaks Ground as Mod-Rehab RAD Deal N.J. Project Breaks Ground as Mod-Rehab RAD Deal

The preservation of a Camden, N.J., development has become the first moderate rehabilitation deal to be approved under RAD's first component. More

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The Ins and Outs of Financing Sec. 8 The Ins and Outs of Financing Sec. 8

Oak Grove Capital’s C.W. Early provides a summary of current agency executions for projects with Sec. 8 project-based Housing Assistance Payment contracts. More

HUD Releases Draft of Bill for Rental Housing Initiative
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HUD Releases Draft of Bill for Rental Housing Initiative

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a draft of its... More

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HUD Contracting Faces New Scrutiny

A second internal investigation has raised fresh concerns about lax oversight and administration of contracts awarded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). More

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Contracting Out of Control?

Abt received $13.7 million in HUD contracts in 2000, but in 2006, the firm got only about $1.5 million, excluding grants, according to FedSpending.org.  More

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A Time to Move Forward

Did program users and American taxpayers get their money’s worth from the $6.9 billion in contracts the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded to 1,694 contractors in the last seven years? More

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Contracting Out of Control?

Abt requested $5.3 million, and mid-level staff at HUD recommended that Abt should receive that amount and be the only awardee. More

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Building a ‘Baby Halliburton’

When Cleveland lawyer Frank Chapman decided to go after a big HUD contract, his firm had little or no experience in the job the agency needed done: managing and marketing Federal Housing Administration-insured single-family properties. More

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Report shows slight increase in worst-case housing needs

The number of households with worst-case housing needs rose slightly from 2001 to 2003, according to a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) report to Congress, but the department says the increase wasn’t statistically significant. More

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Final deadline nears for M2M

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Mark-to-Market (M2M) program, one of the most successful preservation programs ever run by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is set to close for business Sept. 30, 2006. More

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