March 28, 2013

Honoring Women with a Hand Up

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Women’s History Month is a celebration we always look forward to in the HUD New York Regional Office.  The department’s Special Emphasis Committee and HUD’s Under 5 New York group worked hard to engage all HUD staff. This year they also reached out to others, and what better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than […]

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March 22, 2013

It’s Easy Being Green

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With apologies to Kermit the Frog, attendees at HUD’s Green Academy in Montana not only had the unique opportunity to learn how to “be green” from renowned industry experts, but also were able to share some of the great things that are already happening here in regards to green building, specifically focusing on what works […]

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He’s Finally Home

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No greater sense of accomplishment can surpass experiencing firsthand a disabled veteran finding a place that they can call home.  It makes what we strive to do, each and every day for those we serve, worth doing. Mr. Darrell Lowery, a disabled U.S. Navy veteran with over four years of military service and who served […]

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February 13, 2013

It Took a Long, Long Road to Get Here

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For the 35 new residents of the recently restored Rosedale Community in Birmingham who gathered on a recent winter morning, there was a feeling a little like that expressed by Alicia Keys in her latest hit, “A Brand New Kind of Me,” which includes the lines, “It took a long, long road to get here.  […]

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