March 26, 2014

Quality Healthcare is Key to Strong Neighborhoods

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This week is a very important week for our country.  We are in the final stretch of the historic inaugural enrollment period of affordable health care for all Americans and I have been overwhelmed at the response.  Expanding access to quality, affordable healthcare is key to ensuring that people of all ages and all backgrounds […]

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April 11, 2012

HuffPost Politics Blog: Housing As a Pathway to Better Health and More Opportunity

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Sandra B. Henriquez, Assistant Secretary for HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing. This entry was co-authored with HUD Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research Dr. Raphael Bostic. The connection between housing and health is one that average families feel every day. More than 6.8 million American households pay more than half their income for […]

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March 23, 2012

Small Steps to Make Americans Healthier

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Earlier this week, I was fortunate to join Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin and Dr.  JudyAnn Bigby, Secretary of Health and Human Services for Massachusetts to talk about HUD’s efforts to  promote health and prevent disease. This includes our work to encourage smoke-free housing.  The event, at Boston’s Northeastern University, […]

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December 6, 2011

HUD and GreatSchools: Helping Parents Help Their Children

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As the mother of two children, I know that every parent wants the best educational opportunities for their kids. That’s the primary reason HUD began a search to give parents – particularly those who live in public housing or participate in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program – the tools they need to help their children succeed […]

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June 10, 2011

HUD, CLPHA Public Housing Energy Conference Is Back!

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HUD and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) are excited to announce the Going Green: Intelligent Investments for Public Housing Conference, has been rescheduled for July 13 – 14 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in Boston, Mass. Join me at the two-day gathering that will highlight how to make public […]

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