Housing Affairs Letter

Housing Affairs Letter is the oldest newsletter in the CDP portfolio, having been launched in 1961. HAL reports on news affecting public and private housing interests, providing quick and authoritative executive briefings on subjects ranging from federal budget developments to affordable housing and insurance issues surrounding toxic mold with new tax credits.

For four decades there has been no better source of independent, unbiased coverage of the entire housing industry than Housing Affairs Letter. We give you the inside scoop on a wide range of housing topics including:

  • Congressional legislation
  • Fair housing developments
  • Public, private, and subsidized housing
  • FHA and other HUD agencies
  • Housing industry indicators
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae
  • Mortgage finance
  • Federal Reserve Board actions
  • Rural housing
  • Senior housing

Recent News:


Castro, Carson Meeting Unlikely

President-elect Donald Trumpís four-member HUD transition team continues to help ensure a smooth transition but that likelihood looms as doubtful. HUD Secretary Julian Castro has pulled no punches about his dislike of Dr. Ben Carsonís political and social views in post-election

1/3/17 3:02 PM

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