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.
Away from the District, Newark’s efforts to fight homelessness have been very effective.
To bring young people out of poverty, one California non-profit organization uses tutoring, family mentoring and… surfing?
Homeless veterans in Michigan are getting help thanks to grants for supportive housing.
San Diego is helping residents in affordable housing connect with important resources by giving them free Internet access.
And Vermont is getting tough on landlords who violate lead laws.