August 27, 2015

EDA’s SC2 Economic Visioning Challenge

Cross Posted from the U.S. Economic Development Administration The Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Economic Visioning Challenge (EVC) is an innovative prize competition designed to engage diverse teams to help U.S. cities generate tailored economic development plans.

February 18, 2014

HUD’s Recovery Act Programs

Five years ago, a little less than a month after taking office, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. At the time, the private sector had cut almost 4 million jobs and the country was experiencing the worst recession since the Great Depression. Thanks to President Obama’s bold action, the Recovery […]

January 30, 2014

HUD and VA reach out to D.C. homeless community, Veterans

Cross posted from the Department of Veterans Affairs On Wednesday night, Jan. 29, hundreds of volunteers walked the streets of Washington, D.C., in search of the city’s homeless. The goal was to find and count as many of them as possible in order to get a snapshot – a “point-in-time” count – of the current […]

December 6, 2013

NASA Helps Build Strong Cities and Communities

Cross posted from At NASA, we recognize that new space technologies and innovation are the underpinnings of all of our future missions and they feed directly into America’s economic well-being.  We also understand that for our nation to remain strong, our economy requires an advanced, globally competitive manufacturing community that invents and makes high-value-added […]

July 24, 2013

A Message From HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan on the Affordable Care Act

The following video message from Secretary Donovan provides more information about the Affordable Care Act and its importance to the people HUD serves, HUD employees, and friends and family. Helping the more than 48 million Americans who are currently uninsured has been a priority for President Obama. Many of those uninsured individuals are low-income Americans […]