November 28, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Happy Monday HUD Followers! As you readjust from last week’s holiday, here are some housing highlights to get your day going… Secretary Donovan travels to Rhode Island. Ken Harney looks at the possible impacts of the new FHA loan limits Two housing projects to help people with disabilities in Milledgeville and Augusta, Georgia get grants. […]

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November 21, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Welcome back HUDlers!! Let’s celebrate Monday with the day’s top housing stories… Charlotte, NC amongst many cities to be awarded HUD sustainable communities grants. Pismo Beach, CA celebrates first low-income housing project. Habitat for Humanity helping to lower utility costs. Speaking of utilities, here are some tips to help reduce those monthly bills. Supporting our […]

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October 17, 2011

National Journal Spotlights Choice Neighborhoods

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This weekend, the National Journal’s Ronald Brownstein turned his eye to Chicago’s struggling Woodlawn neighborhood, a South Side community long saddled with “the full catalog of urban ills”: high unemployment, dilapidated public housing, deteriorating buildings with no commercial presence save a few beat-up salons and dollar stores, and a host of other interconnected burdens that […]

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August 22, 2011

Housing Choice Vouchers: Empowering Families to Prosper

HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program – also known as the Section 8 program – is a critical part of the nation’s safety net for some of our most vulnerable Americans. This program provides over 2 million very low-income households, often including an elderly or disabled family member, with subsidies to find safe, decent, affordable housing […]

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May 18, 2011

Huffington Post: Media Hit on Housing Programs Is Off Target

Unless you work at HUD or one of its public or private partners – or consider yourself a housing wonk – you might not realize that HUD’s HOME program is completely separate from public housing. It’s easy to get confused! After all, HOME plays a huge role in keeping housing affordable for all Americans. However, […]

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