December 8, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: 2011 Department of Energy Solar decathlon finalist.   A recap of HUD’s first ever summit for LGBT seniors. Applications for mortgages are increasing. New York City working to reduce energy costs. Central Oregon launches campaign to end homelessness. And home sales and prices are on the rise in Las Vegas.

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HUD Hosts First-Ever Summit for LGBT Seniors

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Yesterday, The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Aging, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights held a first-ever national summit on LGBT seniors at HUD’s headquarters.  The day-long event included LGBT community workers, advocates and speakers from across the nation. The summit’s goals […]

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December 7, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: HUD home for sale in Maricopa, AZ.   HUD partners with other agencies to hold its first-ever national summit for LGBT elders today. The Obama Administration seeking to identify housing discrimination practices. Michigan making housing more affordable. Madison, WI to open new shelter for the homeless. Google to invest in affordable […]

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HUD to Address Unique Challenges for Aging LGBT Community

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Not having access to equal housing or adequate health and long-term care are some of the issues aging lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans face when they approach their golden years. Because LGBT senior citizens are more likely to age without the benefits of a partner or family support, they are unable to find […]

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November 22, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Greetings Housing Fans!! It’s almost Thanksgiving. Get prepared by checking out today’s top stories… HUD working to restore communities and re-energize the economy. Sales of previously owned homes increase. Peabody, MA prepares to launch affordable housing project. Denver community also begins construction on affordable housing community. And a settlement reached in Missouri housing discrimination case.

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