October 24, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Happy Monday HUDdlers!  Welcome back from another fun filled weekend!  Let’s start the week off right with some stimulating housing news.  You know, you can’t get enough of it! Today, President Obama traveled to Las Vegas to unveil a plan that will help ‘underwater’ homeowners. Secretary Donovan spoke to NBC’s Andrea Mitchell to give more […]

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October 21, 2011

Taking Project Rebuild to Missouri

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Earlier this week, Secretary Donovan traveled to Independence, MO and along with Representative Emanuel Cleaver and Mayor Don Reimal highlighted the success of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and to see firsthand how the program has impacted Independence. Norledge started out with only four properties, two rehabbed and two Habitat for Humanity homes. Thanks to […]

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Daily Housing News Round-Up

TGIF, housing fans! Before you scoot out the door and enjoy your weekend, here’s the round-up for today. Old homes are turned into low-income gems. Some real estate companies are getting hip to bike-ability. Way to go green, Massachusetts! Seattle’s civil rights office comes down on property owners for discrimination. And NYC’s working on a […]

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Re-Up

HUD Region 10 Public Affairs Some 50,000 households in Oregon – or just over 100,000 people – with incomes of 80 percent or less of median receive help with their rent each month from HUD.  In a state where almost half of renters are “cost burdened” – that is, they spent 30 percent or more […]

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October 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s been a whirlwind day for housing news, so we’ll cut straight to the chase. Kansas City’s neighborhood revitalization makes the news. Lots of coverage today on how moving to lower poverty neighborhoods may lead to better health. Secretary Donovan talks American Jobs Act in the Las Vegas Sun. Matt Yglesias says more people means […]

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