HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. 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; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.
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Employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing. These goals are illustrated in Chapter 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 135.50. The City attempts to reach these goals annually by asking contract awardees to hire employees or by soliciting businesses during the contract process.
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View a directory of all Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) of New Hampshire, including contact information, certifications, and descriptions of each business.
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Access demographic, economic and population data produced by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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OEP provides information, data and guidance to assist decision-makers on issues pertaining to development, land protection, energy use and community planning. We guide the state's future growth through public policy development, education, research, and partnership building. This site provides information on our many programs.
Go to NH Office of State Planning Data Center
If you're looking to buy a HomePath home, whether you're buying your first home or your fifth, the experience can be exciting, confusing, overwhelming and wonderful — all at once! Buying a Fannie Mae-owned home isn't much different. We're here to help you through the process with tools and resources.
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New Hampshire Housing promotes, finances, and supports affordable housing for Granite State residents. The agency offers safe, fixed rate mortgages; rental assistance for low-income families and individuals; and financing for the development of quality, affordable rental housing.
Learn more about Housing Financing at NHHFA
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through their programs, they help rural Americans in many ways.
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GreenPath, Inc. is a non-profit, financial wellness organization that has been empowering people to lead financially healthy lives since 1961.
Learn more about GreenPath
Through its Homeward Bound Program, THP provides first-time homebuyer education to help prospective homebuyers become knowledgeable and responsible homeowners.
Learn more about the Housing Partnership
Founded in 1958, the Seacoast Board of REALTORS® is a trade association representing over 900 REALTORS® and Affiliate members in the New Hampshire Seacoast area.
Learn more about the Seacoast Board of Realtors
The function of Economic Development in the City of Portsmouth is to develop economic development policies, goals and objectives as an advisory commission to the Portsmouth City Council.
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