HUD Announces July 22 Closure

Investor Update: On July 18, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced its offices would be closed on July 22.



WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is notifying the public today that it will close its offices nationwide on Monday, July 22 as a result of government-wide automatic spending cuts that took effect on March 1, 2013.   HUD will resume normal operation on Tuesday, July 23.  We encourage those with business in HUD offices to plan accordingly.


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. More information about HUD and its programs is available on the Internet
at and You can also follow HUD on
twitter @HUDnews, on facebook at, or sign up for news
alerts on HUD's News Listserv.

To view the online announcement, please click here.


About Safeguard 
Safeguard Properties is the largest mortgage field services company in the U.S. Founded in 1990 by Robert Klein and based in Valley View, Ohio, the company inspects and maintains defaulted and foreclosed properties for mortgage servicers, lenders,  and other financial institutions. Safeguard employs approximately 1,700 people, in addition to a network of thousands of contractors nationally. Website:


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