Welcome to another edition of our series, A Day in the Life, which introduces you to HUD employees and highlights the important work they do.
Today we meet Harlan Jones, Senior Account Executive, Team Lead in the Office of Issuer Portfolio Management – Single-Family at Ginnie Mae. Continue reading
On October 9th 2014, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage resolving allegations that the lender discriminated against women who were pregnant or had recently given birth and were on maternity leave. The settlement is the biggest in HUD’s campaign to end discrimination related to maternity leave. Continue reading
HUD’s latest Housing Scorecard provides a closer look at the trajectory of the housing recovery and how our programs are serving the American people. As we look back on November, we saw significant progress in our nation’s economic recovery take hold. We witnessed America’s businesses adding 314,000 private sector jobs, totaling 10.9 million jobs over the past 57 months—the longest streak on record. This headway translated into some of the positive trends we are witnessing today in the housing market, but it’s clear that many American families and homeowners are still recovering from the Great Recession. Continue reading
Recently, HUD’s Office of HIV/AIDS Housing published a white paper aimed at illuminating the intersection between housing and health care with improved health outcomes for those living with HIV. Continue reading
How do you define home? Recently, we asked the children of South Boston’s Old Colony public housing community to share with us what home means to them. These children have seen a dramatic transformation take place in their community with new homes replacing the original 73-year-old housing through two phases of redevelopment. Continue reading