May 7, 2012

Caring for our Nation’s Veterans

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According to the Department of Labor, the unemployment rate of young male veterans returning from the Iraq/Afghanistan wars is at a startling 29 percent.  With statistics like this, it is crucial that we do everything we can to ensure we connect our veterans with jobs and decent, affordable housing. In a recent Washington Post Op-ed, […]

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Above and Beyond

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As I walked into work one morning under a railroad bridge near HUD, I noticed Mark Johnston talking to a homeless man.  As HUD’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Special Needs Programs, Mark manages over $2 BILLION in grant programs for homeless individuals and families as well as HUD’s HIV/AIDS housing program.  As the Secretary’s […]

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April 18, 2012

HUD Welcomes Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones

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Welcome to the newest member of the HUD family – Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones! Deputy Secretary Jones comes to us from Norfolk, Virginia where he served as President of Pilot Media, the largest print and digital organization in Hampton Roads.  As HUD’s Deputy Secretary, Jones will manage the day-to-day operations of the Department as well […]

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