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HUD Exam Prep – Part II: The HUD Manual Updates

January 13, 2:00 pm EST - 3:30 pm EST

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This year, HUD provided updates to all six areas of content in the HUD manual and made adjustments in every one of the 15 sub-modules. Join us  as we review the revisions, edits, resource and link updates that are have been updated on the HUD Housing Counselor website and manual. We will also quickly have an  overview of the six areas of content.  This webinar will have multiple knowledge checks to ensure counselor’s understanding of the updates.

You will learn:

  • The latest updates to the manual
  • The updates to knowledge checks in manual
  • New resources


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Redlining and Neighborhood Health

Before the pandemic devastated minority communities, banks and government officials starved them of capital.

Lower-income and minority neighborhoods that were intentionally cut off from lending and investment decades ago today suffer not only from reduced wealth and greater poverty, but from lower life expectancy and higher prevalence of chronic diseases that are risk factors for poor outcomes from COVID-19, a new study shows.

The new study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) with researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health and the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab, compared 1930’s maps of government-sanctioned lending discrimination zones with current census and public health data.

Table of Content

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Redlining, the HOLC Maps and Segregation
  • Segregation, Public Health and COVID-19
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion and Policy Recommendations
  • Citations
  • Appendix

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