May 16, 2013

Countdown to Father’s Day 2013!

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In nearly one month from today – June 15th – more than 200 public housing authorities across the country will host Father’s Day events as part of a HUD Initiative to reconnect fathers and their children who live in public housing or surrounding communities.  These events also offer an opportunity to link dads with employment, […]

April 30, 2013

A Way to Start for Father’s Day

As HUD enters our third year of the Father’s Day Initiative, we want to send a message to housing authorities that are considering hosting Father’s Day events on or around June 15 to strengthen the bond between children and their fathers, who are often absent from the lives of their children who live in public housing, […]

January 17, 2013

National Launch of Groundbreaking Rental Assistance Demonstration to Preserve and Strengthen Public, Other HUD-Assisted Housing

Last week, HUD formally launched one of our signature initiatives, the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), with events across the country, FHA Commissioner Carol Galante flew to Fresno, CA, Assistant Secretary Sandra Henriquez spent a day in Cleveland, OH and Secretary Shaun Donovan visited Savannah, GA. We met with public housing agencies (PHAs), owners, partners, and […]

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 […]