Secretary Donovan announced that HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of West Virginia and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following severe storms.
The Associated Press reports, U.S. home resales have best winter in 5 years.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller banks on mortgage lenders’ settlement to generate $4M in annual heating aid to homeowners in Indiana.
Bloomberg reports an emerging innovation – rainwater toilets in apartments add value for developers.
Finally, HUD and the Council on Foundations announced the launch of a new award to recognize community-based philanthropic groups.