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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August 22, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Another week, another Monday, another Daily Housing News Round-Up to carry you through until Tuesday. Enjoy! The New York Times interviews Terri Ludwig – president and CEO of the non-profit housing finance organization Enterprise Community Partners – about leadership. Any employee, low- or high-level, can influence a company’s direction, she says. As the inaugural project […]

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Housing Choice Vouchers: Empowering Families to Prosper

HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program – also known as the Section 8 program – is a critical part of the nation’s safety net for some of our most vulnerable Americans. This program provides over 2 million very low-income households, often including an elderly or disabled family member, with subsidies to find safe, decent, affordable housing […]

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