November 30, 2012

HUD and Partners Pitch in to Help Families Find Housing Following Hurricane Sandy

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Fred Tombar, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development for Disaster Programs Brian Forde, Senior Advisor to the U.S. CTO for Mobile and Data Innovation Earlier this month, Hurricane Sandy tore through the Northeast leaving thousands of families to pick up the pieces of their homes.  As families begin the process of […]

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November 29, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  “Home Refinancing Program Use Up 75 Percent, DeMarco Says,” writes Bloomberg News. Forbes says, “Housing Market Recovery Accelerating, Now 47% Back to Normal.” “$621M mortgage will keep Co-op City affordable,” runs Real Estate Weekly. The Philadelphia Enquirer runs, “Senate gives green light to Pentagon green energy.” The Chicago Tribune reports, “New York lobbies for […]

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HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Visits Communities Impacted By Hurricane Sandy

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Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov The Obama Administration has continued to bring all available resources to bear to support the states affected by Hurricane Sandy as they continue to respond and recover from the storm. On Thursday, November 15th, the President travelled to New York, marking his second trip to the region since Sandy made landfall. […]

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November 28, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Daily News posts, “Home prices increase in most major U.S. cities.” “Mortgage debt at lowest levels since 2006,” reports Housingwire. Boston Globe writes, “Housing authorizes get funds to help families land jobs.” “Survey show’s SD’s homeless population decreases,” says Seattle Post Intelligencer

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Telling the Recovery Story with Crayons and Construction Paper

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A month after Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, hundreds of families continue their daily struggle to put their lives back together. Many of their homes destroyed, these families face living in temporary dwellings like area hotels and relatives’ homes. Their children are staying far away from their schools and some families are facing a decision […]

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