June 18, 2012

Celebrating equal access to housing during LGBT pride month

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Our guest blogger today is Samuel Pearson-Moore, HUD’s Office of General Counsel. When I came to work at HUD in August 2011, I was pleased to learn about the ground-breaking research and studies HUD is doing to focus on the LGBT community. As President Obama wrote in his 2012 proclamation recognizing June as LGBT pride month: […]

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June 7, 2012

Plenty Proud

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HUD Region 10 Public Affairs Proud Ground, a non-profit based in Portland, has been in the homeownership business for 13 years and it has lots to show for it. Proud Ground has helped Oregonians like Kelli Jarrell, a grandmother, who recently bought her first home –  a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 1600 square foot home […]

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June 4, 2012

HUD Working to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities Among our Children

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Peter Ashley, HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Last week, Secretary Donovan joined White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson, and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the Boys and Girls Club in S.E. Washington, D.C. to announce the release […]

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June 1, 2012

Daily Housing News Roundup

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              More photos on HUD’s Flickr page. Yesterday, Secretary Donovan, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visited a Washington, DC Boys and Girls Club to a Federal action plan to reduce racial and ethnic asthma disparities. Massachusetts HomeCorps is on a mission to […]

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May 15, 2012

Collaborative effort improves residents’ lives in Watertown, Mass.

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Julia Gitis, Presidential Management Fellow, HUD’s Boston Regional Office Every day, local Housing Authorities (HAs) face the challenge of providing affordable housing to their residents. Much of the hard work goes unrecognized. Recently, at the annual awards dinner of the Watertown-Belmont Chamber of Commerce, the Watertown Housing Authority was spotlighted with a Special Recognition Award. […]

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