November 8, 2013

Housing and Health Care – Creating a Stronger America

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Here at HUD our mission is to promote strong communities and affordable housing for the American people.  A key factor in achieving these goals is making sure people have access to quality, affordable health care. Compared to the general population, individuals in HUD-assisted housing are more likely to use emergency rooms and have health problems […]

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June 3, 2013

Summer Jobs Make a Difference in Youth’s Lives

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  Most of us remember our first job. For many, it was the first time we learned about the importance of hard work, responsibility and accountability. The first paychecks were memorable as well; they provided funds to go to the movies, hang out with friends, or save towards a skateboard or back to school clothes. […]

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May 17, 2013

Fair Housing Means EVERYONE

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By Public Affairs Staff This past Wednesday, Secretary Donovan spoke to the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) and highlighted the many accomplishments the Administration and HUD have realized on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) Americans: HUD and this administration have taken historic steps in the area […]

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April 30, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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The Washington Post writes, “Christie: Obama ‘kept every promise’ he made about helping NJ recover from Superstorm Sandy.” “Thoughts on the Housing Market Recovery,” prints Forbes. The Hill reports, “Rep. Grimm: Sandy recovery ‘just starting.’” “Underwater borrowers getting more time to refinance,” says the Sun Sentinel. Housingwire posts, “Lawmakers fight to save financing for manufactured […]

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April 29, 2013

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Newsday reports, “Sandy, Irene, Lee damages: NY distributing $1.7B in HUD recovery funds.” “Federal refi program for underwater homeowners hits its stride,” prints the Los Angeles Times. The New York Times says, “Homeowners in Flood Zones Opt to Rebuild, Not Move.” “Nearly 300 Volunteers Join Rebuilding Together Boston to Renovate Homes and Non-Profit Facilities on […]

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