April 17, 2013

Taking Steps to Bring Clean Water To Indian Country

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I have occasionally used the adage, “You don’t miss the water until the well runs dry,” but most Americans have probably never seen a well, much less rely on one for water.  Surprisingly, there are still many Americans who get their water from wells not because they choose to, but because it is their only source. […]

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January 15, 2013

The Homes at Old Colony

Boston’s Old Colony Public Housing is undergoing a remarkable transformation thanks to a Federal, State and local partnership that is improving the lives of residents in this development and in surrounding neighborhood.  This fall, the Boston Housing Authority broke ground on the second phase of the Old Colony redevelopment project. First constructed in 1941, the […]

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December 3, 2012

HUD Updates Rules to Provide Native American Greater Access to Affordable Housing

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Today, HUD published updated regulations designed to provide greater access to affordable housing for Native Americans.  In 1996, Congress passed the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) which simplified and reorganized the system HUD used to provide housing assistance to Native American communities. NAHASDA created a more efficient block grant program that reduced […]

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October 22, 2012

Get the most out of POST

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Where can you find in one place a wealth of HUD-related information from the guidebook for HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program to directories for the 3,200 public housing authorities (PHA) and HUD’s 9,000 employees across the U.S. to a glossary of HUD acronyms that will help you understand “HUDspeak”? All of this information and much […]

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