June 20, 2012

HUD funds make an impact: reaching homeless youth living with HIV

HUD’s Office of HIV/AIDS Housing ensures that HUD initiatives are responsive to the special needs of people living with HIV/AIDS.  Through the office’s competitive grants program, funding is available for organizations serving this population.  One of the 2011 grantees is the Justice Resource Initiative (JRI), a Boston-based nonprofit organization that helps people who are homeless to […]

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December 1, 2011

HUD’s World AIDS Day Commemoration: A Look to the Future

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This year’s World AIDS Day marks an occasion to reflect on the 30 year struggle with HIV and to renew and invigorate our commitment to ending AIDS.  At HUD, the Office of HIV/AIDS Housing helped to lead the Department’s commemoration of this year’s World AIDS Day on November 29th. The Uniting for Action: Cross-Program Approaches […]

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September 21, 2011

HUD Grants Nearly $9 Million to Support Americans with HIV/AIDS

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It’s no secret that a tough economy makes it even harder for low-income families and individuals to get by. Imagine, then, the struggles faced by those contending not just with poverty, but with HIV/AIDS. Among the primary goals in the White House’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy are improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities for those […]

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May 27, 2011

Housing — Our Response to HIV

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June 5th, 2011 will mark 30 years since the first reports of persons infected with HIV.  Today, even with the incredible strides in medication, care and understanding, much remains to be done. From our special vantage at HUD, housing that is decent safe and affordable still too often remains an unachieved aspiration – and persons […]

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