May 28, 2014

A Hand Up, Not a Handout

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HUD and Habitat for Humanity team up to house single mother The Hanover Habitat for Humanity in Hanover County, Virginia, executes its vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live through a “hand up, not a handout” philosophy.

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May 22, 2014

National Resource Network: Helping Cities Help Themselves

When people think about municipal or local government services, they probably think of police and fire departments, trash pick-up, water systems, street maintenance and other specific services that impact their daily lives. What many might not consider is the vital role that local government plays in decisions that impact the physical and economic future of […]

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May 14, 2014

The HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

The inaugural year of the competition comes to an exciting close Tuesday, May 6 marked a successful end for the 2014 HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition (IAH)—a competition intended to encourage research and innovation in affordable housing that fosters cross-cutting teamwork within the design and community development process. Four student-led […]

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May 13, 2014

A Blueprint for Access to Credit for American Families

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Many families look forward to the day they can establish deep roots in a community by buying their own home and taking advantage of all the opportunities that brings.  But, for too many American families the thought of owning a home is dream that never becomes a reality. Today, it’s tough for anyone with less […]

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