The Department of Housing and Urban Development specializes in community planning and development. The department offers online information for home buying and selling processes. It also provides online search options for housing counselors. The department operates a variety of rental assistance programs. The Department of Housing and Urban Development offers online housing information for individuals and families, as well as grant applications. In addition, it administers a range of lead hazard control and multifamily and public housing programs. The department provides several loans for health care and assisted living facilities. The Department of Housing and Urban Development operates an employment and training program, Step-Up.