July 29, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

If you follow @PeterTrue_HUD you know there was some talk about housing tunes this afternoon. Here’s a fitting song to play while you read our round-up of housing news: As recent veterans face homelessness, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced grants to make sure our servicemen and women have a place to call home. Secretary […]

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July 28, 2011

Winning the Future by Supporting Local Innovation

Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov Today, I was proud to announce that we are making $95 million available in Regional and Community Challenge grants to support local efforts to build more livable and sustainable communities that ensure that all Americans can afford to live in places with access to employment, schools and public transit options. But […]

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Daily Housing News Round-Up

Plenty of housing news in today’s Round-Up: Watch for Secretary Donovan’s interview with Judy Woodruff on Bloomberg this weekend, and check out a preview of the conversation here. The Secretary also talked with Roland Martin today about the Obama Administration’s efforts to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. One up-and-coming Washington neighborhood is forcing people to re-think […]

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The Changing Face of Neighborhoods

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Neighborhoods change all the time. An industrial area might find new life as a haven for artists, or a blue-collar part of town could become the next hot ZIP code. But if a neighborhood changes because a landlord is discriminating against tenants based on their race, that change is illegal. That’s what the U.S. Department […]

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July 27, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-UP

There’s bit of local flavor to this round-up, with Washington, D.C., making a few appearances in a big day of housing news: In HUD’s neighborhood, Washington is looking into sustainable development on DC’s Southwest side. One homeowner writes about their good experience with a Washington initiative that improves the city’s rivers with landscaping. We already […]

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