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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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HUD CHARGES BANK OF AMERICA WITH DISCRIMINATORY LENDING PRACTICES IN SOUTH CAROLINA

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged Bank of America, N.A., and two of its employees with violating the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against prospective Hispanic mortgage borrowers in Charleston, South Carolina.

HUD AWARDS $157 MILLION IN DISASTER RECOVERY FUNDS IN SOUTH CAROLINA

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today announced $157 million will be awarded to South Carolina communities for disaster recovery efforts following significant rainfall and flooding in October 2015. The funds will help to meet remaining unmet housing, economic development, and infrastructure needs that resulted from thousands of homes and small businesses being damaged or destroyed.

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA RECEIVES $250,000 TO SPUR NEXT GENERATION OF...

COLUMBIA - October 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the Housing Authority of the City of Columbia will receive $250,000 to execute grassroots efforts to revitalize the public housing at Allen Benedict Court and Gonzales Gardens of East Central Columbia.

HUD GRANTS TO HELP THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES CONTINUE TO LIVE INDEPENDENTLY...

COLUMBIA - October 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan today announced $691,036 in grants to help 204 senior citizens and persons with disabilities in South Carolina to receive health care, meals, and other critical supportive services. The grants are awarded through HUD's Multifamily Housing Service Coordinator Program (MHSC).

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South Carolina REALTORS® release June market numbers

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) today released its June housing market reports. The data show an up-tick in sales and prices for most areas, while the number of homes for sale and total months supply of inventory have been going down.

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House Passes Rice Bill to Strengthen America’s Energy, Save Ratepayers Money

The House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) that would strengthen American investment in nuclear energy and save energy consumers money by clarifying the U.S. tax code to allow for more effective use of the nuclear production tax credit (PTC).