Funding guide

HUD - Multifamily Housing Neighborhood Networks

Broadband Funding Guide

Department of Housing & Urban Development

Federal Agency

Multifamily Housing

Agency Overview

HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing performs the following activities:

• Administer the FHA Multifamily mortgage insurance programs and perform quality assurance for the underwriting of FHA Insured Mortgages.
• Oversee Risk Sharing Programs for FHA-Insured Multifamily Loans including program compliance by participating Housing Finance Agencies and the Government Sponsored Enterprises.
• Perform asset management and portfolio oversight of the multifamily housing projects and mortgages developed under the Department's Multifamily Mortgage Insurance, Risk Sharing, Direct Loan and Capital Grant programs; assess portfolio and program performance and coordination with the Assessment Center, Enforcement Center, and Section 8 Financial Processing Center.
• Ensure service to Project-based rental subsidy programs operating in multifamily housing projects that are either insured, noninsured, Direct Loans, or financed with HUD Grants.
• Preserve properties and affordability by restructuring rents and mortgages through such programs as the Rental Assistance Demonstration program and Senior Preservation Rental Assistance Contracts.

Program Name

Neighborhood Networks (multifamily housing)

Program Overview

Neighborhood Networks establishes multi-service community technology centers that bring digital opportunity and lifelong learning to low- and moderate-income residents living in HUD housing.

Program Purpose
  • Broadband Adoption
  • Digital Skills Training
  • Public Computer Access
Eligible Recipients
  • Other: HUD Property Owners

Agency Contact

Dina Lehman-Kim, (202) 402-2430,

Funding Type

Not federally funded