September 13, 2012

Lead Guidelines Updated to Keep Children Safer

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Earlier this month, HUD released the updated version of the Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing.  This is the first major update since 1995, and includes many important changes to help bring HUD’s guidance into alignment with recent research results, EPA and OSHA regulations, and guidance from the CDC. […]

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September 12, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  Yahoo!News runs, House passes bill to strengthen FHA. Foreclosures fall in August, The Business Journal.  WHPTV publishes; Housing and Urban Development provides funding from flooding.  And, the Washington Post reports Renovated affordable housing project in Arlington reopens.

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September 11, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Palm Beach Post reports, Average Florida mortgage reduction tops $114,000.  More metros showing improvement in housing markets runs The Hill.  CNBC publishes ‘Underwater Mortgage’ Refis Get Fresh Push in Congress.  Home Builders: 99 Markets Now Breaking Free of the Housing Bust writes U.S. News.  And, Open houses begin drawing buyers who seem serious, Philadelphia […]

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September 10, 2012

A time to honor great work in neighborhoods

In countless neighborhoods across the country, hundreds of community foundations are improving the lives of residents and the places where they live. These philanthropic organizations often work without much recognition—until now. Today HUD and the Council on Foundations announced the first winners of a new awards program to recognize these community foundations for the great […]

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