December 21, 2012

Service animals and the comfort they can bring during the holiday or any season…

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Christmas comes but once a year, and when it comes it brings good cheer. Although I’d like to think this holds true for everyone, I know there are some people who struggle during this time of year. Whether it’s dealing with the loss of a loved one, overall depression or just stress that comes with […]

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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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