March 4, 2013

HUD’s Got an App (Housing Discrimination) For You….

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If you happen to be out searching for a home or an apartment, and have questions about whether  a lender can deny you a loan because you are on maternity leave or whether a landlord has the right to deny you a service animal,  you may want to check out a new app that can […]

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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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October 26, 2012

What National Disability Employment Awareness Month Means at HUD

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In observance of October’s National Disability Awareness Month, yesterday Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Johnston joined Advocates for HUD Employees with Disabilities and the Office of Department Equal Employment Opportunity to recognize the indispensable contributions people with disabilities make in our communities and workplaces. During the ceremony Acting Assistant Secretary Johnston said: “For generations, people with […]

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