June 30, 2011

Protecting Homeownership for Deployed Servicemembers

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HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan says “our military forces should not have to worry about losing their homes to foreclosure while serving their county on active duty.”  To help ensure that this does not occur, HUD has revised the Notice of Disclosure form that emphasizes the rights of the military under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. […]

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June 27, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

We hope you enjoyed your weekend; now it’s time to recap the day’s housing news: HUD is proud to take part in a new Urban Waters Initiative that helps develop green spaces in cities to improve water quality. The Recovery Act has been extremely successful in keeping people from becoming homeless. Homeowners at risk of […]

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Congressional Quarterly: A Stimulus Success Story

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Earlier this month, HUD released its 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress which revealed how the Recovery Act’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) helped to mitigate homelessness in America.  In the first year, this program helped nearly 700,000 persons. Read more at Congressional Quarterly.com

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June 24, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

As communities across the country celebrate LGBT pride this weekend, check out Assistant Secretary John Transvina’s column on housing discrimination affecting the LGBT community. And before you take off for the weekend, give these housing stories a read: A HUD study shows we need to invest in improving America’s public housing. Bank of America is […]

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Revitalizing America’s Waterways

Our rivers and watersheds are wellsprings for our nations’ urban centers – fountainheads from which we draw nourishment, entertainment, and beauty. That’s why Deputy Secretary Ron Sims and HUD have teamed with 11 federal agencies in the Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP), whose goal is to revitalize city waterways across the nation. Beginning with pilot […]

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