April 16, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Memphis Commercial Appeal editorializes, “planning with a bigger purpose.” HUD in conjunction with the DOT has awarded a $1.2M aerotropolis planning grant to the Greater Memphis Chamber.

The Associated Press reports that the spring home-buying season is signaling recovery in U.S. housing market.

BofA has initiated work with housing nonprofits to reach homeowners whose loan file may be eligible for review under federal consent orders with the nation’s biggest mortgage servicers – 11 counseling agencies and 200 local nonprofits have received $3 million in grants.

The Miami Herald signals, more businesses are going green.

EarthTechling proposes that energy controls could mean big savings for building owners.

Back on My Feet, a Philadelphia-based program, offers the homeless a running start toward jobs and new lives.

And, NPR reports on the Obama Administration’s vow to end veterans’ homelessness by 2015.

One Response to Daily Housing News Round-Up

  1. I was looking for comments from the Director of the Oklahoma City office on the 15th anniversary of the bombing. Where are they? I clicked on the link on HUDatwork website. They aren’t there.
    Our office planted redbud trees in commemoration that April. We supported a HUD family, who lost their only parent, for a while. I’d like to read the director’s comments.

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