December 30, 2013

Veterans Housed in Time for the New Year

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Several veterans in Philadelphia have received the ultimate gift to end the year—a place to call home. The Philadelphia Housing Authority and a local property owner worked around the clock to quickly house three veterans before 2013 came to an end. “Being part of the process, especially during this time of the year, makes the […]

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December 23, 2013

A Day in the Life: New York Multifamily HUB

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Welcome to a new edition of our blog series, A Day in the Life, which will introduce you to HUD employees and highlight the important work they do. Producing multifamily housing is incredibly hard work requiring multiple sources of financing  but it only happens when many people come together in a common purpose – to […]

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December 17, 2013

I Believe in Human Rights: My Personal Commitment to Ending Homelessness

Cross posted from USICH.gov One of the most important experiences in my life was the time I spent volunteering at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter while in college. My shifts there, including many from 3:00 to 5:00 in the morning, opened my eyes to the joy of service in ways I had never experienced before. […]

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Grand Opening Follows Historic Renovation

Community Housing of Maine (CHOM) recently celebrated the opening of their 68th property in Maine,the historic renovationof Elm Terrace in walkable downtown Portland. Elm Terrace is home to 38 units of affordable workforce and family housing. Rents are set so that they will be affordable to people in the local workforce in many sectors including retail and sales, […]

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December 13, 2013

Annual Report to Congress Shows Progress

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Today, the HUD released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Annual Report to Congress on the Financial Status of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance (MMI) Fund, which reports the results of an independent actuarial evaluation of the Fund. According to the independent actuary, the Fund has gained $15 billion in value and now stands at an economic net worth […]

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