May 7, 2013

HUD and City of Barberton (OH) settle fair housing discrimination claim involving group home

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of Barberton settled a claim after a five-month dispute over the expansion of a group home. The city will grant the permit and pay $4,250 to the home’s owners and an attorney, according to the settlement released Monday. The city’s planning department initially granted […]

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February 7, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

  The Associated Press prints, “HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan says the federal government plans to track how ‘every dollar’ of Superstorm Sandy aid money is spent.” CBS New York runs, “HUD Secretary discusses ways to cut Sandy red tape, meets with Gov. Christie.” “Housing and Urban Development Secretary visits Sandy-impacted Staten Island area,” reports NY1. […]

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February 6, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

DNAInfo.com posted, “Sandy Relief Funds Begin to Reach Staten Island Businesses.” The New York Times reports, “City plans to allot first $1 billion in storm aid to housing and businesses.” The American Banker covers, HUD’s settlement with PNC in a “maternity leave discrimination case.” Errol Louis, special to CNN, pens “Lesson from Koch: Fix housing, […]

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February 5, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Reverse Mortgage Daily reports “HUD changes requirements for late reverse mortgage endorsements.” The Boston Business Journal runs “No more McMansions: Builders increasingly focusing on smaller homes.” The Kansas City Star opinion page reads, “Nudging the homeless toward housing.” The New Jersey Messenger-Gazette reports “Residents who need to make renovations to their homes may be eligible […]

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February 4, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Bloomberg writes, “Housing packs punch for U.S. growth in 2013 and beyond.” Stars and Stripes covers Secretary Donovan’s recent D.C. Point-in-Time count, “Ending vet homelessness, one doughnut and handshake at a time.” Maine Public Radio airs the HUD Portland, ME Point-in-Time Count, “Searching under bridges, behind dumpsters for Maine’s homeless.” The Charleston Gazette prints, “Solar power is now […]

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