Helpful investments consist of Housing and Urban Development properties which are offered all over the United States. HUD housing is affordable housing which is making it unaffordable to the rest of us because it’s upping our property value which will increase our taxes and a lot of these people are retired on fixed incomes and they’re not gonna be able to afford the taxes because this is really placing a burden on everybody,” said Tiffanie Mason.
HUD homes that have been sitting for six months or more need to be moved, sold, gotten rid of, so they don’t sit stagnant and attract vandals, vagrants and stow-aways, the new trend of “Average Joe” setting up shop in a long-standing empty foreclosure without benefit of paying the mortgage.
HUD sells homes owner occupied.” If you purchase a HUD home, you must sign a document stating that you’ll live in the home for at least 12 months before selling it. You may be tempted to stretch the truth a bit and sign the document even though you have no intention of living in the house, but that’s fraud.
HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; and build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination.
The Administration proposal suggests modeling this reorganization of agencies after a bill drafted in 2011 but never introduced, the FHA-Rural Regulatory Improvement Act of 2011 That bill would have transferred the entire USDA Rural Housing Service (RHS) to HUD.