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RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is an XML-based format in which content from blogs and Web sites is delivered to specialized RSS news readers. Our free RSS feeds include headlines, summaries and links back to for the full article. We currently use RSS 2.0.

What are the benefits of using RSS?

RSS is an easy way for you to review updates from all of your favorite Web sites and blogs without having to visit each site. Using an RSS reader, you subscribe to a feed, then scan headlines. If you find an article that interests you, simply click on the headline to read the complete article. RSS readers collect feeds into one place that you can manage.

How do I sign up for RSS feeds?

  • Click on the link or small XML button near the feed you want.
  • From your web browser's address bar, copy the URL (web address).
  • Paste that URL into the "Add New Channel" section of the reader. The RSS feed will start to display and regularly update the headlines for you.

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rss What's New in Income limits

Income limits are calculated for metropolitan areas and non-metropolitan counties in the United States and its territories using the Fair Market Rent (FMR) area definitions used in the Section 8 program. They are based on HUD estimates of median family income, with adjustments for family size.

rss What's New in FMR

Fair Market Rents (FMRs) determine the payment standard amounts for the Housing Choice Voucher program, determine initial renewal rents for some expiring project-based Section 8 contracts, determine initial rents for housing assistance payment contracts, and serve as a rent ceiling for the HOME program. HUD calculates and publishes FMRs annually for each OMB metropolitan area and nonmetropolitan county.

rss What's New in Research Reports

HUD USER makes available recently published HUD material. Primarily sponsored by HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research, these reports, executive summaries, case studies, and guidebooks span the fields of housing and urban development.

rss What's New in CHMA

HUD's Economic and Market Analysis Division prepares Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis that assist and guide HUD in its operations. The factual information, findings, and conclusions contained in the reports could also be useful to builders, mortgagees, and others concerned with local housing conditions and trends.

rss What's New in Periodicals

HUD USER publishes a series of periodicals that support PD&R's mission to provide reliable information to researchers, practitioners, advocates, industry groups, foundations, and the general public. These periodicals include: CityscapeEvidence Matters, and The Edge.