January 19, 2011

A Commitment to Responsibility – HUD’s Work to Build a Clean Energy Economy and a Stronger Environment

Crossed posted from WhiteHouse.gov Two years ago, newly inaugurated President Barack Obama stood before the nation and promised a “new era of responsibility.”  Part of that responsibility requires a commitment to the health of our families and children by protecting the environment in which they live, laying a new foundation for growth by building the […]

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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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