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HUD Awards Over $30 Million to Fight Housing Discrimination

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is announcing today the award of over $30 million to fair housing organizations across the country under its Fair…

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People Can Get Even More Extra Help in 2024

Beginning this year, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) expands eligibility for the Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS), also called “Extra Help.” This important program helps people afford their medication and coverage. New…

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HUD and Tennessee Housing Providers Reach Agreement on Disability and VAWA Noncompliance

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that it has entered into a Voluntary Compliance Agreement (VCA) with HUD-funded Tennessee housing providers Alco Greenbriar Partners LP,…

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TDHS Conducting 35K SNAP Interviews This Week

Press Release from The Tennessee Department of Human Services As you may know, in recent months, the Tennessee Department of Human Services has been challenged with processing thousands of SNAP…

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WHAT IS A SECURITY DEPOSIT?

A Security Deposit does two things. First, it can be used to “secure” a property and take it off the market. Second, it protects the landlord if you break the…

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Victim Resources

Victim/Witness Coordinators are employed by the District Attorney’s office to help victims and witnesses of crimes to understand their rights and answer their questions about the criminal justice system. The…

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Housing Discrimination Rights of Persons with HIV and AIDS

The Federal Fair Housing Act prohibits the denial of housing to a person based on the Person’s membership in one or more of the classes protected under the Act. The…

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Food Assistance Available to Help Communities Recover from March 31-April 1 Storms

Tennessee will accept D-SNAP applications from individuals impacted by the March 31st and April 1st severe weather event. NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is making assistance…

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WHAT IS RENTERS INSURANCE?

Renters Insurance is a type of insurance policy that you buy when starting a new leaseor moving into a new rental property. Some landlords make you buy renters insurance.If your…