March 27, 2014

Creating Strong, Healthy Communities

The Affordable Care Act is already helping millions of Americans, including many people in the community HUD serves. With the deadline to enroll for health insurance on March 31, this week we are devoting the HUDdle blog to how housing and health care are intertwined and how the ACA is helping us achieve HUD’s mission. […]

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March 26, 2014

Quality Healthcare is Key to Strong Neighborhoods

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This week is a very important week for our country.  We are in the final stretch of the historic inaugural enrollment period of affordable health care for all Americans and I have been overwhelmed at the response.  Expanding access to quality, affordable healthcare is key to ensuring that people of all ages and all backgrounds […]

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March 24, 2014

How the Affordable Care Act is Helping HUD Combat Homelessness

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Note: The Affordable Care Act is already helping millions of Americans, including many people in the community HUD serves. With the deadline to enroll for health insurance on March 31, this week  the HUDdle blog will be devoted to how housing and health care are intertwined and how the ACA is helping us achieve HUD’s […]

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Making Progress for our Nation’s Families

Cross posted from White House.gov Shortly after he took office, President Obama created the White Housing Council on Women and Girls. Chaired by Valerie Jarrett, the council is charged with ensuring there is a coordinated effort between federal agencies of policies and programs that impact women and families. As a partner of the interagency council, […]

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March 20, 2014

Creating Equal Ladders of Opportunity in Baltimore

  Yesterday I traveled to Baltimore, MD to tour the renovated housing units in the Barclay neighborhood and to announce HUD’s initial award of Rental Assistance Demonstration, or RAD, to the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC). I also brought additional good news in that HUD was awarding more than $1.8 billion in capital funds to […]

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