February 19, 2013

Public, Private Partnership Aims to Help More Americans Get Connected to Internet

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For most people, resources ranging from new job possibilities to a home remedy to remove spaghetti sauce from a white shirt are only a click away because they can use the basic technology they have in their homes – a computer with Internet access.  Unfortunately, for millions of Americans even the simplest tasks become monumental […]

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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 […]

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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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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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July 20, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

HUD provides $12.7M for Native Hawaiian housing program, Mortgageorb. The New York Times runs, “help for struggling homeowners.” U.S. housing trends improve after seven years headlines Property Magazine. The Associated Press reports on a study that says helping homeless would save RI money. City Watch prints homelessness: cheaper to fix than let fester. “USDA Announces […]

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