March 7, 2013

HUD Marks National Consumer Protection Week

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Looking for a housing counselor or want to learn more about your fair housing rights?  The answer may be on your smart phone or tablet!  Recently, HUD launched two new mobile apps designed to help consumers learn about and enforce their housing rights and how to get the help they need from hundreds of HUD-approved […]

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January 31, 2013

Buying a home, OMG!

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Recently, I’ve been helping a friend through the home buying process.  Although I purchased a home a few years back, I’d forgotten how rigorous the process can be: How much earnest money do I need to put up?  Will the seller help with closing costs?  Do I need homeowners insurance?  And, oh yeah, and what […]

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November 21, 2012

What are you thankful for?

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It’s not just about the turkey, “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,” and football.  As I get ready to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, I can’t help but reflect on why I’m thankful to work here at HUD. After nearly five years here at HUD, I can truly say that the work my colleagues and I […]

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