May 6, 2016

Expanding the Blueprint for Prosperity

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As recent research has made evident, there are still many communities in all regions of the country where upward mobility is thwarted — where a child’s future earnings and adult outcomes are significantly impeded by the neighborhoods in which they live. Findings from that research support a balanced approach of empowering economic mobility while also […]

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February 27, 2015

A “Century of Cities”—here and abroad

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Do you live in an urban place? Chances are that you do or will sometime in the future. A hundred years ago, this might have been a different story. Globally, just one in every 10 people lived in urban areas a century ago. Now, for the first time ever, most people live in cities.

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December 10, 2014

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

HUD’s latest Housing Scorecard provides a closer look at the trajectory of the housing recovery and how our programs are serving the American people. As we look back on November, we saw significant progress in our nation’s economic recovery take hold. We witnessed America’s businesses adding 314,000 private sector jobs, totaling 10.9 million jobs over […]

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