November 18, 2011

Help Spread the Word: New White House Business Council Forum

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In case you haven’t heard, just two days ago the White House Business Council launched the online Business Forum. The Business Forum will connect entrepreneurs, business owners and the business community as a whole with the Administration. So, if you’re part of the business community, this is your chance to submit ideas you feel will improve […]

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November 17, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Happy Thursday housing fans!  With Thanksgiving one week away, be thankful for today’s housing headlines… Supporting seniors and the disabled with affordable housing. Houston goes green! Secretary Donovan speaks about housing equality for transgender Americans. Mountain View, CA enlists Habitat for Humanity to build new housing projects. And HUD teams up with federal other agencies […]

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Growing access to capital in Native American communities

As we celebrate American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month this November, it’s a good time to take a look at homeownership in Native American communities. A special set of circumstances, including the trust status of land in Native American country, have made homeownership historically challenging for many families. That is why HUD’s Office of […]

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November 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Happy Wednesday HUDdlers! Make it through this midweek stretch by checking out some housing headlines: Secretary Donovan’s speech to a national LGBT group gets good reviews. New Yorkers fight for public housing While navigating the fluctuating home market, homebuilders are finding ways to keep it all in the family. Researchers in the Pacific Northwest build […]

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A Place to Call Home: HUD’s Work to Advance Equality for Transgender Americans

Yesterday marked a landmark moment for me in my time as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, when I had the privilege of being the first sitting Cabinet Secretary to speak before the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) Awards Ceremony. At the NCTE event, I was proud to represent an Administration […]

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