June 3, 2014

Reducing Carbon Emissions Helps Create Healthier Communities

As President Obama said in this year’s State of the Union address, “climate change is a fact.” And he was right.  Recent extreme weather events such as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, record setting heat waves, wildfires, and droughts remind us of our vulnerability to a changing climate and its effects on our daily lives. Addressing […]

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March 27, 2014

Creating Strong, Healthy Communities

The Affordable Care Act is already helping millions of Americans, including many people in the community HUD serves. With the deadline to enroll for health insurance on March 31, this week we are devoting the HUDdle blog to how housing and health care are intertwined and how the ACA is helping us achieve HUD’s mission. […]

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March 12, 2014

Creating New Opportunities For Americans To Buy Green Homes

Yesterday HUD partnered with the White House to host a Green Mortgage Appraisal Roundtable with national leaders from the lending, realtor, homebuilding and appraisal industries. The roundtable discussion was an initiative of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan and one more step in a series of actions the Administration is taking to accelerate the adoption and […]

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