February 10, 2011

Veterans more likely to be homeless, study says

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Military veterans are much more likely to be homeless than other Americans, according to the government’s first in-depth study of homelessness among former servicemembers. About 16% of homeless adults in a one-night survey in January 2009 were veterans, though vets make up only 10% of the adult population. Read more on USAToday.com

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February 9, 2011

Ron Sims’ Story: Providing Homes & Creating Opportunities for Future Generation

Cross posted from White House.gov As every American knows, who we are is deeply influenced by how we grew up – and the influences that shaped us. I grew up in Spokane, Washington, which is in the eastern part of the state, and had the opportunity to attend what is now known as Central Washington […]

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Carol Galante: Affordable, Market-Rate Can Coexist at HUD

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It’s been a little less than two years since Carol Galante was appointed deputy assistant secretary for multifamily housing at HUD. And what a time it’s been. Since seizing the reins, Galante has overseen the biggest expansion in multifamily volume in the FHA’s history while simultaneously re-engineering the agency’s approach to affordable housing deals. Read […]

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For the health of it

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Shantae Goodloe, Public Affairs Officer, Office of Public Affairs At HUD we have a saying, “You can’t be healthy if your house is sick.” And if your home is sick, it may affect your children and their chances of getting and staying in shape. Today marks the first anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, […]

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