March 29, 2013

Section 184 is Back!

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After a brief budget-related interruption in HUD’s Section 184 Program, the Native-American home loan guarantee program is back…and stronger than ever!  Earlier this week, President Obama signed a budget agreement that effectively doubled HUD’s authority to guarantee the home mortgages of Native American borrowers – from $6 million to $12.2 million. This will allow the […]

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National Public Health Week

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Public health touches every aspect of our lives, from carbon monoxide and smoke detectors affixed to the ceiling in our homes, to the child-proof latches that keep dangerous chemicals out of little hands, and the water we drink and air we breathe when we’re at home.  It impacts our children, our families, and our communities. […]

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March 28, 2013

Honoring Women with a Hand Up

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Women’s History Month is a celebration we always look forward to in the HUD New York Regional Office.  The department’s Special Emphasis Committee and HUD’s Under 5 New York group worked hard to engage all HUD staff. This year they also reached out to others, and what better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than […]

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March 22, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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  CNBC writes, “Household Buying Power Up the Most in 7 Years.” “RealityPin.come Sees Increased Home Buyer Activity For Spring,” prints the San Francisco Gate. Times-Ledger says, “Non-profit helps Queens resident keep their homes.” “Federal Agency Awards County $74M for Homeless Programs,” reports the Manhattan Beach Patch.    

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