July 2, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Newsday runs, How You Can Gain from a Mortgage Refinance. “A surge in homebuilding pushed U.S. construction spending,” prints The Washington Post. San Francisco Chronicle publishes, A Chance to Reduce Foreclosure Abuse.   Sun Sentinel reports low income housing project in Delray Beach is kick starting. And, The Palm Beach Post writes about new homeless […]

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April 11, 2012

HuffPost Politics Blog: Housing As a Pathway to Better Health and More Opportunity

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Sandra B. Henriquez, Assistant Secretary for HUD’s Office of Public and Indian Housing. This entry was co-authored with HUD Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research Dr. Raphael Bostic. The connection between housing and health is one that average families feel every day. More than 6.8 million American households pay more than half their income for […]

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December 22, 2011

A Somber Reminder

Last night, I joined Secretary Donovan for Washington, DC’s 22nd Annual National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. About two hundred people: some homeless, some advocates and allies, and many friends and family members, showed up to honor and remember the 67 homeless men and women who lost their lives in the Washington D.C. area this […]

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December 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

                Home of the day:  A demonstration house built by the Utah Weatherization Assistance Program to train weatherization workers in Clearfield, Utah. Secretary Donovan unveiled the latest round of homelessness funding today. The Washington Post has new numbers showing housing bouncing back. Homeowners are still investing in housing, but in different ways […]

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December 14, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: Newly opened senior apartments in Huntsville, AL.   Secretaries Donovan, Sebelius and Solis discuss the Administration’s progress on ending homelessness. Lawsuit filed against Miami based realtors accused of discriminatory housing practices. Improve your home value by going green. Knoxville, TN offering rebates for energy-efficiency updates to its residents. And signs of […]

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