June 16, 2011

Partnership for Sustainable Communities

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 Our guest bloggers today are HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, EPA Secretary Lisa Jackson, and DOT Secretary Ray LaHood Cross posted from The Department of Transportation Two years ago, President Obama offered a new vision for sustainable communities and vastly improved how our agencies work together.  He challenged us to coordinate our efforts and help build […]

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June 15, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Lots to cover in today’s round-up, so let’s jump right in: HUD released its Annual Homelessness Assessment Report Tuesday, which found that while homelessness increased in rural areas in 2010, it rose only slightly overall despite the tough economy. You can find the complete report here. Another study found the homeless population in Los Angeles […]

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June 14, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Before we begin the Round-Up, we would like to say a fond farewell to Deputy HUD Secretary Ron Sims, who announced today he will step down and return to his home in Seattle at the end of July.  We’ll miss you, Ron! Today HUD released the results of its Homeless Assessment Report. @PeterTrue_HUD takes to […]

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Assessing Homelessness To End Homelessness

Too often, homelessness is seen as inevitable, instead of a problem we can address and solve.  But across the country, communities are taking concrete steps to change that. And in the Obama Administration, we are working to make that possible with Opening Doors, the first ever strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness. Not reduce […]

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June 13, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Buenos Noches, Amigos! We are excited to announce the launch of The HUDdle en Espanol! Great news for Spanish speakers and for those trying to learn. The Los Angeles Times debunks some popular foreclosure myths. You can get a lot more information about avoiding foreclosure from a HUD-approved Foreclosure Avoidance Counselor in your state. HUDdle […]

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