September 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s been a drizzly, dreary-weathered Tuesday inside the beltway, but we know this round-up of housing news will offer a little bright spot at the end of your day. Enjoy. Local news outlets have lots of coverage on Indian Community Development Block Grants. Plus, there’s more news about communities receiving funds to promote residents’ self-sufficiency. […]

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Why the War of Words?

There’s a orchestrated media campaign brewing in Westchester County, New York that seeks to cast HUD as an over-reaching government agency attempting to impose a federal fair housing mandate on local communities.  The Wall Street Journal even went so far as to describe HUD’s effort as “social engineering.” This campaign is not helping to reach […]

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HUD Celebrates the United States’ Entry into the Open Government Partnership

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President Obama has made openness a high priority in his Administration, committing his Administration to an “unprecedented level of openness in Government” on his first full day in office.  Secretary Donovan also shares that commitment writing in the Department’s Open Government Plan, “Our Democracy depends on citizens having access to information that allows them to […]

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September 19, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Fun fact: It’s the first day of the last work week of summer. Here’s a Monday housing news round-up in honor of impending sweater weather. Lots of reports on HUD’s recent release of funds for lead abatement. More money is on the way to lend a hand to Maryland flood victims. Did you know there’s […]

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September 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Have a wonderful weekend everyone, here’s an early roundup to help pass the Friday afternoon: Mortgage Orb covers HUD’s latest accomplishment. Congressional housing advocates to FHFA: Hustle! Beth Kassab of the Orlando Sun-Sentinel gets it. HUD is investing in healthy homes in St. Louis and Connecticut. And unleashing private sector innovation in green housing.

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