February 7, 2012

Administration Joins Local Officials to Create an America Built to Last

Cross posted from White House.gov Following the President’s State of the Union, Administration officials hit the road to talk about how the proposals in the President’s speech will help Americans across the country. At many stops, mayors joined the Administration to talk about the local impact of these proposals and make the case for an […]

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February 6, 2012

New HUD rule on Equal Access

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development posted an new rule that will be important in the fight against discrimination by ensuring that all HUD core programs are open to eligible persons regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status.  This action will also support achievement of the goals of the National HIV/AIDS […]

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January 27, 2012

A Guamanian dream

With the governor’s goal to build 3,000 new affordable homes by 2017 in the background, Guam is moving forward on more affordable housing for its residents. A groundbreaking ceremony held in the Machananano area this week will lead to 10 single-family affordable three-bedroom 1,250-square-foot homes. “This is about the Guamanian dream, about people owning a […]

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January 19, 2012

A Call to Volunteer – A Call to Service

Just last month, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released the results from the 2011 Point-in-Time (PIT) survey, a national estimate of the number of homeless individuals living in our shelters and, sadly, on our streets.  The report showed a remarkable 12 percent drop in the number of homeless veterans and a reduction […]

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