January 19, 2011

HUD AWARDS $1.4 BILLION TO PREVENT & END HOMELESSNESS

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Our guest blogger today is Mercedes Mãrquez, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development This time of year can really run up our energy bills but the falling temperatures are especially hard on those without a home – families facing a sudden financial crisis or individuals experiencing long-term chronic homelessness. Today, HUD is awarding $1.4 […]

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A National Effort to End Homelessness

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  Secretary Shaun Donovan  The president and the new Congress face two important national deficits: the budget deficit, and a deficit of confidence in the federal government’s ability to solve big, pressing problems. We can start to tackle both in dealing with homelessness. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding $1.4 billion […]

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January 18, 2011

HUD.gov Launches New, Interactive Blog – the HUDdle

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Helen Savoye Minor, Web Manager, Office of Public Affairs We are so excited to roll out this new blog, The HUDdle, and to continue to reach out like we never have before!  Our new blog is way more interactive and has loads of cool stuff.  One big difference is that we’ve made it so much […]

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January 13, 2011

Making Our Homes Safe and Healthy

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Jon L. Gant, Director of HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control When my wife and I were expecting our first daughter, there was so much preparation to do before she arrived – as any parent could tell you. The list felt like it was a mile long – diapers, clothes, formula, a […]

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January 7, 2011

Archive It

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Letha E. Strothers, Office of Public Affairs Despite the cold dark days and the Christmas bills, I’ve really come to love the month of January. It often starts with a nice brunch on New Year’s Day, followed by reading the newspaper’s annual “In/Out” list, telling me about all the old trends that have passed away […]

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