July 29, 2013

HUD Helps Moms Facing Lending Discrimination

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Buying a home and starting (or growing) a family should be among the most joyful moments of our lives. We often describe these experiences as fundamental parts of the American Dream. However, especially in the wake of the 2008 mortgage meltdown, many families have faced illegal discrimination in the mortgage market after welcoming a new […]

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July 26, 2013

New Interactive Web-based Application Provides Easy Access to Critical Information on Homelessness Nationwide

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The Homelessness Analytics Initiative, one of the Department’s Open Government flagship initiatives, provides users with easy access to national, state, and local data about homelessness among both veterans and the general population, including risk and protective factors, support services and resources. In the spirit of transparency, public engagement, and collaboration, the U.S. Departments of Veterans […]

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July 24, 2013

National Alliance to End Homelessness 2013 National Conference

Secretary Shaun Donovan sent a video message to the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) 2013 National Conference. NAEH is a friend and a partner to the Department of Housing and Urban Development as we both strive to end homelessness in America -a key focus of the Obama Administration. In 2010, President Obama released Opening […]

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#Housing101: Knowing Your Rights

In the 1940’s, my grandparents left Jim-Crow Alabama to move to the de-segregated northern town of Cleveland, Ohio.  My grandfather returned to Cleveland after WWII and decided that he wanted to move from the inner-city to the suburbs. He fell in love with a picket fence house in a neighborhood a few miles outside of […]

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A Message From HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan on the Affordable Care Act

The following video message from Secretary Donovan provides more information about the Affordable Care Act and its importance to the people HUD serves, HUD employees, and friends and family. Helping the more than 48 million Americans who are currently uninsured has been a priority for President Obama. Many of those uninsured individuals are low-income Americans […]

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