October 7, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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We’ve got a three-day weekend ahead here at HUD, but never fear. We’ll be back after Columbus Day – promise. To keep you satisfied until Tuesday, here’s extra hefty helping of housing news. Happy Friday!

HUD reminds Westchester, NY that when you accept federal funding, promoting communities of opportunity isn’t a special request. It’s an expectation.

One advocacy group for aging Americans fights against proposals to slash senior housing programs.

Energy efficiency improvements have saved seven cities in Washington state $1 million.

Arkansas has big plans for a major multifamily housing development.

One DC developer will give 200 vacant apartments a facelift and re-lease them at affordable rates.

Also in DC, a victory for affordable housing marks the end of a long battle.

And by 2030, builders could make net-zero energy homes a reality.

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