May 23, 2011

HOPE VI: More than Bricks and Mortar

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For nearly 20 years, HUD has awarded HOPE VI Revitalization grants to public housing authorities across the U.S.— revitalizing public housing, transforming communities, and improving the lives of residents.   Today, HUD is awarding $153 million in HOPE VI grants to eight cities: Boston; Denver; Louisville, Kentucky; Paterson, New Jersey; St. Louis; Taunton, Massachsetts; Phoenix; and […]

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Integration of Housing and Care — A NHAS Step Forward

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At HUD, new emphasis is being made to better appreciate that housing is a platform for improved health.  On May 23, 2011 the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the availability of $9.1 million in HOPWA funding under a 2011 new projects competition. This competition is seeking to support new local HIV and housing […]

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Advancing Fair Housing as Communities Rebuild

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Our guest blogger today is John Trasviña, HUD Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity HUD and other federal agencies are working closely with state, local and private organizations to provide needed assistance to families and communities hard hit by tornados and flooding.  In the midst of this, HUD’s Office of Fair Housing & Equal […]

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May 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-up

We had to put Matt Yglesias in our Daily Housing Round-Up soon (after all, we model ourselves after his indispensable Endgame). And there could hardly be a better first post to include than Yglesias putting a pro-sustainable communities spin on his unfortunate recent assault. Hang in there, Matt!  Secretary Donovan travels to Boston to visit […]

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