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Office of Housing

Office of Housing

Office of housing

■ Introduction

The assistant secretary for housing, who is also the federal housing commissioner, directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing and mortgage insurance programs. These include the federally insured Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans. These programs include the building, financing, and management of new and substantially rehabilitated housing and the conservation and rehabilitation of existing housing. The Office of Housing insures mortgages on single-family homes; multifamily rental, condominium, and cooperative projects; land purchased for residential development; nursing homes; group practice facilities and hospitals; and loans for property ...

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