Housing & Development

Housing & Development

HUD CHARGES OKLAHOMA LANDLORDS WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST VETERAN WITH DISABILITIES

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it is charging the landlords of a Moore, Oklahoma rental home with violating the Fair Housing Act by denying the reasonable accommodation requests of their tenant, a veteran with disabilities

OHFA Offers Seminar on New Multi-Family Affordable Housing Financing Tool for Real Estate Developers

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency offers developers a new financing tool for creating affordable rental housing. OHFA’s non-competitive four percent tax credits combined with multi-family bonds provides developers with both equity and low interest rate debt financing.

US Department of Housing, Urban Development Deputy Assistant Secretary

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. —The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Native American Programs got a firsthand look...

First United Bank Mortgage Named Premier Lender in the State by Oklahoma Housing Finance...

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency presented the 2016 Premier Award to First United Bank Mortgage, with headquarters in Durant, during its September Board of Trustees meeting. First United Bank Mortgage partners with the OHFA Advantage Homebuyer Program to provide down payment assistance grants to Oklahomans with moderate incomes. With 18 locations statewide, First United Bank Mortgage represents nearly one-fourth of the lending production for the OHFA Advantage

HOME Funds Awarded for the Construction or Rehabilitation of Single-family Homes

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated state Participating Jurisdiction.

HOME Funds Awarded for the Construction or Rehabilitation of Single-family Homes

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated state Participating Jurisdiction.

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Provides Operating Assistance to Community Housing Development Organ

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated state Participating Jurisdiction.

HUD AWARDS BARTLESVILLE, OKLAHOMA $500,000 “MAIN STREET” GRANT

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the Bartlesville Redevelopment Trust Authority will receive a $500,000 grant to redevelop the Bartlesville, Oklahoma’s abandoned Methodist Church and build additional affordable housing units targeted to low-income residents. The grant is funded through HUD’s HOPE VI Main Street Program.

OHFA Awards $600,000 to Organizations Providing Down Payment Assistance

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development designated state Participating Jurisdiction.

The City of Guymon, OK and IBTS Launch Public-Nonprofit Partnership

Services of the City of Guymon’s Administrative, Community Development, Public Works, Utilities, Parks and Recreation, and Library Departments officially transitioned on March 1, 2016, into a public-nonprofit partnership. This partnership is the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma.

34 Senators, 171 Representatives File Amicus Brief, Urge Circuit Court to Block EPA Attempt...

Led byU.S.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.), 34 Senators and 171 House Members filed an amicus brieftoday in the case ofState of West Virginia, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al

Congressman Jim Bridenstine Joins Senator Inhofe in Opposing Coal Restrictions

Jim Inhofe in an amicus brief urging the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to vacate EPA’s so-called “Clean Power Plan.” The proposed rules are a clear overreach of regulatory authority and part of the Obama Administration’s plan to shut down coal-fired power plants and continue its war on the poor and those on fixed incomes.

Cherokee Nation merging housing programs

The Cherokee Nation announced Friday that, because of the high demand for citizens’ housing needs, it is merging its department that repairs homes to be under the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, which builds homes and offers rental assistance programs.

TENTH ROUND OF VOLUNTARY HOUSEHOLD TEST RESULTS FROM SEBRING ALL BELOW FEDERAL ALLOWABLE LEVEL

Ohio EPA received another round of test results today from homeowners in the village of Sebring who asked to have their tap water tested and all 28 samples were below the federal allowable limit for lead. Ohio EPA ordered the village of Sebring on January 21 to offer free water testing for any homeowner who asked and will make those results public as they are received.

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OHFA Awards $600,000 to Organizations Providing Down Payment Assistance

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development designated state Participating Jurisdiction.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased Family Dollar

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Family Dollar located at 1105 Tulsa Avenue in Kansas, Oklahoma for $975,000.