January 11, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: Energy efficient home in Lenado, CO.   Florida receives HUD grant to help tackle homelessness. New Jersey homelessness numbers are steadily decreasing. Affordable housing complexes to be built in Raleigh, NC. HUD commits to providing more housing counseling services. And Habitat for Humanity plans to build first ever solar home in […]

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January 10, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: Affordable senior housing complex nearing completion in Vernon Hills, IL. HUD announces 13 communities to receive Choice Neighborhood grants. Optimism on the housing market continues to rise. HUD awards grants to Union County, NJ to help aid the homeless. FHA’s new program will expedite affordable housing application process. And homeowners in […]

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HUD Awards Grants to 13 Communities

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Today, Secretary Donovan announced the 13 communities that were chosen to receive HUD’s Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants.  These communities will receive a total $3.6 million. The funds awarded target public housing communities that are in need of revitalization. According to Secretary Donovan, “These communities can now begin the comprehensive planning needed to turn distressed housing […]

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