December 16, 2011

Hot off the presses…HUD’s NEW proposed HOME rule!

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Today, HUD’s new  proposed regulations under its HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) are published in the Federal Register. HOME is the largest federal block grant to state and local governments designed exclusively to produce affordable housing for low-income families.  Since 1992, the HOME Program has successfully assisted the creation of more than one million affordable […]

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August 16, 2011

A picture IS worth a thousand words

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A foreclosed property can hurt the value of nearby homes and even be a drag on the surrounding neighborhood.  Knowing where these “real estate owned” or REO properties are is critical if we want to turn that property into a real home again. HUD is hoping to help struggling housing markets through a new web-based […]

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July 14, 2011

Working to end veteran homelessness

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It’s a national tragedy that any veteran, after serving our country in uniform, becomes homeless.  Veterans are fifty percent more likely to become homeless compared to all Americans and the risk is even greater among veterans living in poverty and poor minority veterans.  This is precisely why the Obama Administration established the ambitious goal to […]

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