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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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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May 17, 2012

Countdown to Father’s Day 2012

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One month from today on June 17th families across the U.S. will celebrate Father’s Day.  Last year, HUD put a new twist on this American celebration when we asked the nation’s 3,200 public housing authorities to host events on the Saturday before the actual holiday that brought together fathers and their children who live in […]

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May 15, 2012

Collaborative effort improves residents’ lives in Watertown, Mass.

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Julia Gitis, Presidential Management Fellow, HUD’s Boston Regional Office Every day, local Housing Authorities (HAs) face the challenge of providing affordable housing to their residents. Much of the hard work goes unrecognized. Recently, at the annual awards dinner of the Watertown-Belmont Chamber of Commerce, the Watertown Housing Authority was spotlighted with a Special Recognition Award. […]

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