December 21, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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            Home of the day: Solar panels atop Washington D.C’s new affordable housing community Sheridan Station Secretary Donovan announces over $1.4 billion in Continuum of Care funding for homeless programs. The New York Times examines the challenges our cities face as they try to make do with less CDBG funds. […]

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December 20, 2011

The Fight Against Homelessness

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As we approach the holidays, it is always nice to be able to share stories of hope and inspiration. If we take a look back at some of the announcements made by HUD over the past week, we can see truly encouraging progress by the Obama Administration when it comes to the fight against homelessness […]

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Daily Housing News Round-Up

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              Home of the day: CityMarket development in Washington, D.C. A planned mixed-use housing and retail development and one of the projects that the Obama administration identified for streamlined approval to spur economic activity and job growth.   Illinois receives funding for housing homeless veterans. US housing market looks to […]

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December 14, 2011

Encouraging news for the fight against homelessness

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Yesterday, in a joint press call with Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, HUD Secretary Donovan announced this year’s “Point -in-Time” count, which captures the scope of homelessness on any given night in America. The Secretary was glad to share the news that homelessness has gone down […]

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December 8, 2011

HUD Hosts First-Ever Summit for LGBT Seniors

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Yesterday, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights held a first-ever national summit on LGBT seniors at HUD’s headquarters.  The day-long event included LGBT community workers, advocates and speakers from across the nation. The summit’s goals […]

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