HUD's affordable housing programs include: 811 PRA, HOME, HOPWA, HTF, and NSP, as well as Multifamily Preservation Programs such as RAD and Section 236 Preservation. Multifamily Energy Efficiency Initiatives include the Better Buildings Challenge.
HUD's energy initiatives include the Better Buildings Challenge, Utility Benchmarking, and Renew 300: Advancing Renewable Energy in Affordable Housing.
HUD's community development programs include: ARC, BEDI, CDBG-DR, CDBG Colonias, CDBG Entitlement, CDBG HUD Administered Non-Entitled Counties in Hawaii, CDBG Insular Areas, CDBG State, NSP, Section 108, and Sustainable Communities Initiative.
The consolidated planning process serves as a framework for community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities that align and focus funding from CDBG, HOME, ESG, and HOPWA.
The environmental review process is required for all HUD-assisted projects to ensure projects do not negatively impact the surrounding environment and that the property site itself will not have an adverse environmental or health effect on end users.
HUD's Housing Counseling Program provides support to a nationwide network of Housing Counseling Agencies and counselors.
Public housing and voucher programs provide decent and safe affordable housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.