July 26, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The weather may have cooled off (slightly) but this housing news is hot: HUD recently extended the deadline for applications to the Emergency Homeowners Loan Program. Government help (including Recovery Act funding) has helped create a renaissance in the Bronx. Not far from that success story, New York City is investing in improvements to public […]

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Are you a transformation leader?

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Our guest blogger today is Melanie Cohen, HUD’s Office of the Chief Information Officer Transformation seems to be “the” word in 2011, often attached to organizational initiatives and activities, but often transformation is a misunderstood word.   For many, the image that comes to mind when you hear the word transformation is probably change.  But it […]

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HUD: Going to Work in Southern Texas

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Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov I recently had the opportunity to attend the 4th Annual Border Summit of the National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) in McAllen, Texas.  I was joined at the summit by federal partners from USDA and Treasury—Judy Canales, Administrator for Rural Business and Cooperative Programs at USDA-Rural Development and Donna […]

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July 25, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Here’s the latest housing news to kick off your week: The Philadelphia Inquirer has a look at “hidden homeless” families living in hotels. Universities around the world are getting ready for the 2011 Solar Decathlon contest – check out these homes from Maryland and Rutgers. The latest round of HUD-VASH vouchers for homeless veterans is […]

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