June 19, 2012

White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities Announces New Executive Director

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Cross posted from White House.gov In March, President Obama established the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities to guide the coordination of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative (SC2), which launched in June 2011 and is aimed at creating new partnerships between federal agencies and localities to spark economic development in communities that have faced […]

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June 18, 2012

The White House Blog: On the Clock – Explaining Refinance in 60 Seconds (Or Less)

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Ed note:  This blog post originally appeared on whitehouse.gov/blog. Over the past two weeks, we’ve asked you to raise your voice about the President’s plan to help owners, and your response has been overwhelming. In case you still have questions about how the President’s proposal works, we asked Jim Parrott, Senior Advisor for Housing at […]

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June 7, 2012

The White House Blog: We Want Your Feedback – Why Refi?

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By Matt Compton Posted on June 6, 2012 Ed note:  This blog post originally appeared on Whitehouse.gov. Millions of families who bought homes before the financial crisis are locked in at the high interest rates of the past. Even though they have done everything right, including making their payments on time each month, they can’t […]

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June 6, 2012

The White House Blog: Reaching Out to Fight Veteran Homelessness

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Reaching Out to Fight Veteran Homelessness By Rosye Cloud Published June 5, 2012 Ed note:  This blog post originally appeared on whitehouse.gov/blog. The White House would like to congratulate the finalists dedicated to providing resources to our homeless veterans. On March 19, 2012, the VA Innovation Initiative (VAi2) launched Project REACH (Real-time Electronic Access for Caregivers […]

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