July 28, 2017

When Disaster Strikes, a Hero Answers the Call

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When floods, tornadoes, or other natural disasters force Americans to flee their home, HUD’s dedicated employees are among the first to the scene to help affected families find shelter. Tony Landecker, a Portfolio Manager in HUD’s Minneapolis-St. Paul field office, is responsible for assisting with the management of the local housing stock. Last year, however, […]

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July 27, 2017

A Fair Housing Hero on the Frontlines

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It is hard to believe housing discrimination still exists in America nearly 50 years after the Fair Housing Act was signed into law. But the battle against unfair housing practices in neighborhoods across this country continues, even in our own nation’s capital. Susie McClannahan is a fair housing hero who is on the frontlines of fighting […]

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July 26, 2017

A Homeownership Hero

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When a family is looking to purchase their first home, or a homeowner is faced with foreclosure, they often turn to a HUD-approved housing counselor for help. Housing counselors are on the front lines of helping people find and keep  what is for many their greatest financial investment – their home.  Lauren McLaughlin is one […]

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