U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is a cabinet-level agency that provides homes and real estate buying and selling services. It also provides home ownership, rental and improvements programs. It provides various programs, such as community planning and development, residential programs, health care facility loans, public and single-family housing, hazardous materials control and multifamily housing programs. Additionally, it also provides grants and assistance and regulatory programs, and undertakes government sponsored housing projects. The agency s other programs include witness relocation and the Step-Up Program. It also provides counseling and education on home buying and provides various loans and mortgage options. The agency also works in coordination with various housing agencies and real estate service providers. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the agency also has a field office in Cleveland.