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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April 25, 2012

Get a CO (Carbon Monoxide) Detector, Save a Life

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We all know that where there’s smoke, there’s fire, which is why smoke detectors are so important. But did you know that a carbon monoxide (CO) detector can save your life too?  Unlike smoke detectors, CO detectors can literally ‘smell’ the odorless poison and warn you to get out of your home before it’s too […]

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March 22, 2012

HUD Touts New LGBT Housing Rule in Denver

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John Elway wasn’t the only John making news in Denver. As Elway introduced Peyton Manning as the new Bronco Quarterback, John Trasviña, HUD Assistant Secretary unveiled the new LGBT housing rule to stop housing discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Tuesday, at a press conference in Denver the Assistant Secretary for Fair […]

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