April 30, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Washington Post writes, “Christie: Obama ‘kept every promise’ he made about helping NJ recover from Superstorm Sandy.” “Thoughts on the Housing Market Recovery,” prints Forbes. The Hill reports, “Rep. Grimm: Sandy recovery ‘just starting.’” “Underwater borrowers getting more time to refinance,” says the Sun Sentinel. Housingwire posts, “Lawmakers fight to save financing for manufactured […]

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A Way to Start for Father’s Day

As HUD enters our third year of the Father’s Day Initiative, we want to send a message to housing authorities that are considering hosting Father’s Day events on or around June 15 to strengthen the bond between children and their fathers, who are often absent from the lives of their children who live in public housing, […]

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April 29, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Newsday reports, “Sandy, Irene, Lee damages: NY distributing $1.7B in HUD recovery funds.” “Federal refi program for underwater homeowners hits its stride,” prints the Los Angeles Times. The New York Times says, “Homeowners in Flood Zones Opt to Rebuild, Not Move.” “Nearly 300 Volunteers Join Rebuilding Together Boston to Renovate Homes and Non-Profit Facilities on […]

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April 26, 2013

Louisville gets on the bus for Fair Housing Month

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Over 100 people gathered at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the National Fair Housing Act and Fair Housing Month.  Housing leaders were on hand to provide opening remarks in support of this year’s theme, Our Work Today Defines Our Tomorrow, which was followed by a talk on […]

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Supporting Local Communities by Building Capacity and Cutting Red Tape

Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov One year ago, the President established the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) that established an innovative new model of federal-local collaboration dedicated to assisting communities get back on their feet and create jobs by helping them better leverage federal resources and form key partnerships to implement economic visions. Teams […]

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