July 12, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Today’s Round-Up is bursting at the seams with links… let’s dive right in:

The Obama Administration and HUD’s new Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative has been front page news across the country today.

Secretary Donovan wrote about the plan yesterday, and you can check out coverage of the pilot program in the six cities it will help: Detroit, Cleveland, New Orleans, Memphis, Fresno, Calif., and Chester, Pa.

While he was in town, Secretary Donovan and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing met with the Detroit Free Press.

The Freep’s editorial board liked what it saw.

We’d like to congratulate Carol Galante for being named the new acting commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration.

The New York Times editorial board applauds the Road Home settlement.

Meanwhile The Washington Post’s supports saving energy with efficient light bulbs.

And one Seattle group wants to turn a “chronic nuisance property” into supportive housing for the homeless.

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