May 23, 2011

HOPE VI: More than Bricks and Mortar

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For nearly 20 years, HUD has awarded HOPE VI Revitalization grants to public housing authorities across the U.S.— revitalizing public housing, transforming communities, and improving the lives of residents.   Today, HUD is awarding $153 million in HOPE VI grants to eight cities: Boston; Denver; Louisville, Kentucky; Paterson, New Jersey; St. Louis; Taunton, Massachsetts; Phoenix; and […]

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May 3, 2011

Housing Authorities to Celebrate Fathers

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Our guest blogger today is Ron Ashford, HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing I still remember like it was yesterday – the day my son Tyler came home from the hospital.  The exhaustion of waking up at 3 a.m., the first awkward attempts at changing a diaper and, of course, the euphoria (and terror) […]

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April 7, 2011

To Renovate, and Surpass, City’s Legacy

NEW ORLEANS — As Democrats and Republicans continue to feud over the budget, and the federal government prepares to shut down, the effect of the budget war on the fate of a single proposal for the renovation of a dilapidated public housing project in New Orleans may seem inconsequential. The proposal, which calls for transforming […]

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