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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April 12, 2012

In-Vet-Ments

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HUD Region 10 Public Affairs Soldiers in combat don’t have much time to worry about having a roof over their heads.  But it’s back on the agenda once they return home. Turns out, though, that a lot of veterans have a hard time finding one.  Every two years in the dead of winter thousands of […]

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