April 29, 2011

HUD Announces Historic Level of Funding

This week, Secretary Donovan awarded more than $216 million in homeless assistance funding to nearly 700 new programs around the country. HUD awarded $26 million more than last year’s grants and, combined with $1.4 billion in renewal funding announced earlier this year, the Department has awarded the most homelessness assistance funds ever.    “These funds arrive […]

April 27, 2011

Building a Greener Future with PowerSaver

Last week, I traveled with Secretary Donovan to Long Island to announce PowerSaver, a pilot program offering low-cost loans for families looking to make energy-saving improvements to their homes. Backed by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), PowerSaver loans will offer homeowners up to $25,000 to make energy-efficient improvements of their choice, including the installation of […]

April 18, 2011

HUD Wants to Keep You from Getting Scammed

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Our guest blogger today is Joel Ibanez, Office of Housing, Federal Housing Administration Think scammers could never fool you? Think again. Plenty of people fall prey. More than $31 million in fees and/or homes were reported lost to thieves and con artists in 2010. That’s why today, HUD is launching a new campaign in Miami, […]