Celebrating 50 Years of Creating Opportunity

As part of the efforts for the Bottom Area Housing Project, Eastview Phase, the City of Galax is providing this link for an overview of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and its creation and mission. Almost 55 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Housing and Urban Development Act into law, establishing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a ‘new and needed instrument’ to confront the nation’s housing and urban challenges.