September 18, 2014

A solar future, today

Like many homeowners concerned with both the state of the planet and the state of my utility bills, I’ve recently begun to explore the feasibility of installing solar panels on my own home in Washington, D.C.  The experience has been eye-opening.

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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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