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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June 18, 2012

Green Living: the Via Verde Way

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Two years ago, Secretary Donovan attended a ground breaking ceremony for the Via Verde affordable housing development in the Bronx.  Today, he went back to Via Verde to attend its ribbon cutting ceremony and to tour the completed units. A model for what affordable housing ought to be, the 222-unit building was designed to achieve […]

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May 30, 2012

Progress in Ending Veterans’ Homelessness

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On any given night you may find a homeless veteran sleeping on the streets or in a homeless shelter.  This is a fact that is unacceptable.  Since the beginning of his administration, President Obama has vowed that we will end veterans’ homelessness by 2015.  It is a promise he intends to keep. In June 2010, […]

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