April 25, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The New Jersey Courier News publishes, “HUD remains a valuable resource.” The Sacramento-based Vallejos family talks to CNNMoney about how their home was saved from foreclosure. Likewise, NBC Connecticut reports that foreclosure counseling saves homes. The Boston Globe previews, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley expected to detail new foreclosure prevention program, paid for with the […]

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Providing Immediate, Direct Relief for Struggling Homeowners

In February, the Obama Administration joined a bipartisan coalition of 49 state attorneys general to strike a $25 billion settlement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers.  The settlement was a historic step forward to help struggling homeowners and hold banks accountable – and already, families are starting to see results. As CNNMoney reported this […]

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Get a CO (Carbon Monoxide) Detector, Save a Life

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We all know that where there’s smoke, there’s fire, which is why smoke detectors are so important. But did you know that a carbon monoxide (CO) detector can save your life too?  Unlike smoke detectors, CO detectors can literally ‘smell’ the odorless poison and warn you to get out of your home before it’s too […]

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463 units to be made safe for Chicago area children

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Michael Lawyer, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Being a parent means always worrying about your kids. Part of HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. For a parent, one of the biggest factors in a quality home is that it won’t harm your children. […]

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April 24, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan visits Kansas City to discuss homeownership help for families in Missouri. KCTV-KC (CBS), WDAF-KC (FOX), KSHB-KC (NBC) and KCUR-FM cover the visit. Pullman Wheelworks, a 210-unit affordable housing apartment building on Chicago’s south side, gets under way after a visit from Secretary Donovan last week. The Washington Post reports that Mayor Grey today […]

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