March 27, 2012

The Facts on FHA

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The health of the FHA and management of its business have been frequent topics of discussion in the media and among our stakeholders in recent months.  Certainly, these are important issues – to the ongoing recovery of our economy, to the future of our housing finance system, and to American taxpayers.  We welcome a robust […]


Save Energy, Save Money, Fight Homelessness

When you think of homelessness and energy efficiency – you might not see how the two are connected, but when assessing your own expenses – you will see that your utility bill is one of your priciest expenses. Energy costs in some parts of the country are leading to evictions due to utility cut-offs. This expense […]


Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan and AG Gansler met with housing advocates on Friday to discuss options for distressed homeowners who will benefit from the recent Mortgage Servicing Settlement reached earlier this year. Local HUD grants help to eliminate lead in homes – The Baltimore Sun, the Times-Republican (IA), the Telegram & Gazette (MA) and the Marin Independent. Penn […]


Strong Cities Strong Communities Fellowship Program Applications Due on Thursday March 30

Earlier this month, HUD, the German Marshall Fund, and the White House Domestic Policy Council launched the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC 2) Fellowship Program.  Applications for the SC2 Fellowship are due on Thursday March 30th. The SC2 fellowship is part of the SC2 Initiative which is a new and customized pilot initiative to spark […]