November 13, 2013

Learning the True Costs of Living in a Community

Relocating can be one of the most exciting and important decisions a family or individual makes. When families relocate, they’re choosing more than just a house or apartment: they are also selecting the schools, job opportunities, green spaces and other characteristics that come with that community.   And, at the center of it all is a […]

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July 10, 2013

Four Years of Sustainability Progress, But Much More to Do

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It seems like it was just yesterday, but in fact four years have gone by since I got a call from HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan asking if I would be interested in serving in the Obama Administration and help lead a new initiative that would bring urban development back to the forefront of much of […]

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June 17, 2013

Join us for the Partnership for Sustainable Communities Twitter Town Hall on Monday, June 17, at 1:30 PM ET

June 16, 2013 marks the four-year anniversary of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities, a collaboration of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since 2009, our three federal agencies have been working together to help communities build stronger regional economies, improve their […]

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June 13, 2013

Join the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for a Sustainable Communities Twitter Town Hall!

        On June 17, 2013, we invite you to participate in a virtual discussion with senior U.S. officials to commemorate the fourth year anniversary of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities in a 45-minute Twitter town hall meeting. The Partnership, a collaboration of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. […]

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May 9, 2013

HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative Recognized by Harvard’s Kennedy School as a Top 25 Innovation In Government

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On May 1, Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government recognized HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) as one of this year’s Top 25 programs in its Innovations in American Government Award competition.  This competition is the nation’s preeminent award devoted to recognizing and promoting excellence and creativity in the public sector. HUD’s SCI was created to […]

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