September 18, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Bloomberg reports, “confidence among U.S. home builders this month jumped to the highest level in more than six years.” Also, “Housing’s Wealth Effect to Start Nudging U.S. Spending: Economy.” The Scranton Times Tribune runs, “federal grant to aid families struggling with homelessness.” The Gainesville Sun spotlights federal grant money used to renovate rural county homes through […]

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September 17, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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New York Arts Magazine runs “The Future of Housing.” KREX-TV writes, “more veterans off the streets and into homes.” The Atlantic chronicles, “A Housing Project Upgrade Done Right.” The Commercial Appeal prints, “Feds give initial nod to company’s plans to bring wind power to Mid-South.” And, “Louisville housing prices fare better than most since recession” […]

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New Funding to Support Training and Technical Assistance in Native American Communities

HUD recently announced $7.35 million in available funding to offer technical assistance, advice and training to Tribes and Tribally Designated  Housing Entities (TDHE) so they, in turn, can improve living conditions for  Native Americans, Alaskan Natives and Native Hawaiians.  This is the first time these grants are being offered on a competitive basis. “This is […]

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September 14, 2012

Joining Together to End Veterans’ Homelessness

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Last night two incredible teams were honored with the prestigious Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal by the Partnership for Public Service at a gala in Washington, D.C.  One team comes from HUD and the another from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.  Along with Mark Johnston, HUD’s team includes Ann Oliva, Acting Deputy Assistant […]

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Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Photo courtesy of the Detroit Free Press The New York Times reports, Fed Ties new Aid to Jobs Recovery in Forceful Move. Average 30-year mortgage rate steady at 3.55%, writes USA Today.  More good housing market news: Bay Area’s August home sales strongest in six years prints the Mercury News.  Detroit apartments offer once-homeless residents […]

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