November 30, 2012

HUD and Partners Pitch in to Help Families Find Housing Following Hurricane Sandy

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Fred Tombar, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development for Disaster Programs Brian Forde, Senior Advisor to the U.S. CTO for Mobile and Data Innovation Earlier this month, Hurricane Sandy tore through the Northeast leaving thousands of families to pick up the pieces of their homes.  As families begin the process of […]

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November 29, 2012

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Visits Communities Impacted By Hurricane Sandy

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Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov The Obama Administration has continued to bring all available resources to bear to support the states affected by Hurricane Sandy as they continue to respond and recover from the storm. On Thursday, November 15th, the President travelled to New York, marking his second trip to the region since Sandy made landfall. […]

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November 28, 2012

Telling the Recovery Story with Crayons and Construction Paper

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A month after Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, hundreds of families continue their daily struggle to put their lives back together. Many of their homes destroyed, these families face living in temporary dwellings like area hotels and relatives’ homes. Their children are staying far away from their schools and some families are facing a decision […]

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November 22, 2012

Let’s Give Thanks to the Selfless Volunteers of Sandy

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  I believe its importance goes beyond simply celebrating a national holiday; it’s a time-honored tradition for families to travel from around the country to catch up, eat great food, catch a football game, partake in the craziness of Black Friday, and above all – give thanks. Thanksgiving to […]

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November 20, 2012

Leading Soldiers in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

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To most I am simply Joe Linhart, a Senior CPD Representative in the Newark Field Office.  But to my Soldiers though I am CPT Linhart, Assistant Operations Officer for the 1-258 Field Artillery. Though I don’t always talk about my experiences in the service, the story of my battalion’s involvement in the relief efforts for […]

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