November 30, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

Howdy Hudlers! Make it through the midweek stretch with some housing news: Important reminder of the need for affordable housing in our Nation’s Capital. HUD lends a hand to troubled Houston housing department. HUD representative to tour housing success in Central Oregon. FHFA considers plan to help reduce local housing inventories across the nation. And […]

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Preserving the past while investing in our future

In the early 1900s, Minvilla Manor was a collection of 13 new townhomes near the center of Knoxville, Tennessee and the city’s growing middle class. By the 1960s, however, those same homes at the corner of Fifth and Broadway became the site of a badly converted hotel where crime flourished and few families cared to […]

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November 29, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Good Tuesday morning HUDlers. As your week gets going, let’s delve into some housing news: Secretary Donovan visits Rhode Island to showcase revitalization efforts and highlight how pending legislation can continue to improve neighborhoods. HUD awards funds for senior housing programs in Philadelphia and New Jersey, a Kansas City young adult housing project, and disability […]

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Ending Homelessness in New Orleans

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A few months after taking office, President Obama vowed to end homelessness in 10 years with an ambitious plan titled “Opening Doors.”  This federal strategic plan puts us on the path to end veterans’ and chronic homelessness by 2015, and to end homelessness among children and families by 2020.  This plan brings together HUD, the […]

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November 28, 2011

Secretary Tours Completed Neighborhood Projects in Rhode Island and Speaks of Future Possibilities

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This morning Secretary Donovan toured the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island to highlight local success stories of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).  Joining Secretary Donovan on the tour were U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline, as well as Providence Mayor Angel Taveras. The tour not only served […]

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