April 19, 2012

Join me for a Sustainable Communities Earth Day Twitter Town Hall

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Earth Day carries a different significance to many people. For some it’s a day to call attention to issues of environmental justice, to others it’s a day to highlight achievements in energy efficiency, and yet for others it’s a day to admire and preserve our planet’s natural wonders. For us here at HUD’s Office of […]

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February 27, 2012

Council on Environmental Quality Releases Federal Agencies Environmental Justice Plans

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Today, HUD and all federal agencies, under the leadership of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), released environmental justice strategies, implementation plans and progress reports, outlining steps agencies will take to protect communities facing greater health and environmental risks. The release of the environmental justice strategies is part […]

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December 9, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Home of the day: Midwest’s first affordable LGBT Senior Housing facility.   Affordable housing complex will create jobs in Santa Fe, NM. Representative Al Green fights for homeless veterans. The Florida housing market shows signs of growth. Colorado’s sustainability plans. And here is more on the Senate’s efforts to reduce home energy expenses.

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Sustainable Planning for Colorado’s Future

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When local, state and federal governments work together, as partners, they shape a practical vision for how the future can look and maximize use of taxpayers funding to benefit all. The metropolitan region’s leadership proved working together pays off by fifty-six local governments coming together to celebrate the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development’s […]

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