August 26, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Hope everyone has a good weekend and manages to stay safe from Irene. Enjoy the roundup: Secretary Donovan takes to the pages of Indian Country to talk rural innovation. The Marines are going green. Forbes thinks the next round of quantitative easing should target housing. Bernake tells Congress to fix it. Ideological odd couple Barbara […]

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Promoting Transparency, Enhancing Oversight of Public Housing Authorities

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Imagine you’ve got your eye on a new car, or you’re buying a TV, or you’re checking out college tuitions. You’d probably do some research to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth, right? With a Google search or a quick scan through Consumer Reports, it’s a breeze to investigate your investment. HUD thinks it […]

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August 25, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Sorry we missed you yesterday, the housing stories we are following this week are below: For all those of you in the potential path of Irene, here are some tips from our friends at ready.gov for prepping your home. Five reasons HUD loans are popular. The Albuquerque Journal reports on the more than $2.7 million […]

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Protecting Disabled Tenants: Service Animals and Fair Housing

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Moving into an apartment with a no-pet policy may seem like a no-brainer if you don’t have any pets and plan to keep it that way. But what happens when circumstances leave you, the tenant, in need of a service animal? Under the Fair Housing Act, you’re protected – and the Department of Housing and […]

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August 24, 2011

A step toward better housing and economic development in Indian Country

I was in Albuquerque yesterday to announce $28 million in HUD funding to help rural communities across the country tackle their toughest housing and poverty challenges. I was joined by tribal leaders in New Mexico as I shared that more than half of the funds, $15.6 million, went to 27 Native American tribes or communities […]

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