October 31, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-up

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Happy Hooooousing!  Before you head out to collect your candy tonight, here is today’s dose of housing news. The New York Times gives HUD’s HPRP program a shout out.  A decrease in veterans using homeless shelters. Assistant Secretary Raphael Bostic talks about the Administration’s new mortgage program. And the Newark Housing Authority takes on clean […]

October 28, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

We at HUD would like to wish all of you housing fans a happy Halloween weekend! Please tweet pictures of any housing-related costumes to @HUDnews…now here’s the roundup: Secretary Donovan on the tyranny of the zip code. Family buys first home, thanks to HUD. The Economist says: every little bit helps. And to create jobs, […]


A Look inside Veteran’s Homelessness

Today, HUD and VA jointly released the second annual Veteran’s Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR), which assesses the nation’s homeless veteran population. HUD and VA use this information in their work to end veteran’s homelessness through the Obama Administration’s Federal Strategic Plan, Opening Doors. Opening Doors is an unprecedented federal strategy to end veteran and […]


Working toward One America

Yesterday, Secretary Donovan traveled to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to address the Building One Pennsylvania Public Meeting which is a membership organization of Building One America.  A partnership between community leaders, Building One America and Building One Pennsylvania have one goal in mind – to stabilize and revitalize their communities. In his remarks to local elected, faith […]