Housing and urban development

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a U.S. government agency created in 1965 to support the housing market and homeownership. HUD does this by improving affordable homeownership opportunities, increasing safe and affordable rental options, reducing chronic homelessness, fighting housing discrimination by ensuring equal opportunity in the rental and purchase markets and supporting vulnerable populations—Read more at Investopedia. Chen, James. “U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).” 14 November 2019