January 31, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-up

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            Home of the day: Nance Place, the first multi-family development project in Tennessee to achieve platinum LEED designation. Volunteers in New York City, Anchorage and San Diego take part in this year’s homelessness point-in-time count. Affordable housing rehabilitation underway for residents in Sussex and Kent Counties in Delaware. Which […]

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January 30, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-up

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                    Secretary Donovan on Ending Housing Discrimination Against LGBT Americans. HAMP extended for another year. Affordable housing project in the works for residents in Fort Collins, Colorado. Volunteers in Houston, Texas; Bell County, Texas; Hudson County, NJ; Jacksonville and Cumberland County, NC hit the streets for […]

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The Face of Homelessness

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I observed the men, women and children standing in the cold, waiting for a hot meal on a Tuesday in January, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Not just any Tuesday, but the day each year when thousands of volunteers across the country fan out to collect information on the number of homeless individuals living in the […]

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Ending Housing Discrimination Against LGBT Americans

On Saturday, I was proud to speak before the 24th National Gay and Lesbian Task Force “Creating Change” Conference, where I announced the publication of a new Equal Access to Housing Rules that says clearly and unequivocally that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals and couples have the right to live where they choose. The need […]

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January 27, 2012

Expanding our efforts to help more homeowners and strengthen hard-hit communities

Crossed posted from Treasury.gov Today, the Administration announced important enhancements to the Making Home Affordable Program, including the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), to expand the reach of the program to help additional homeowners stay in their homes and strengthen hard-hit communities. These enhancements will provide additional relief to struggling homeowners, renters, and their neighborhoods […]

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