February 17, 2016

The Recovery Act, Seven Years Later

Seven years ago, this country was in the grips of the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression.  As our housing and financial markets were in full retreat, President Obama and the Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, an economic stimulus package designed to keep America working and to stop […]

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August 10, 2012

Kentucky Energy-Efficient Homes Pay Back Homeowners

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Thanks to a HUD Rural Housing Economic Development grant along with a Community Development Block Grant and Recovery Act funding, a five home development is making its mark in rural Emlyn, Kentucky as the first near zero energy-efficient subdivision of its kind in the state.  Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation (KHIC) along with approximately three dozen partners […]

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October 26, 2011

Well-Thy

HUD Region 10 Public Affairs Drive by a hospital and you may not think much about it.  In between now and then, there may not seem much reason to give the hospital a second thought. Until, of course, you need one.  Even in the 21st century, lots of people live in towns that don’t have […]

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October 18, 2011

INCREDI-BALE

HUD Region 10 Public Affairs It almost certainly was one of the very first bedtime stories you ever heard.  These three little pigs build a house of straw.  A big, bad and, frankly, pretty bent-out-of-shape wolf shows up, hungry and wanting inside.  “No, no, no!” squeal the three little piggies.  So, the big, bad wolf […]

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September 13, 2011

The Recovery Act Works: Preventing Homelessness for One Million Americans

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Today, HUD celebrates a milestone in a program aimed at filling one of a family’s most basic needs amid financial trouble: a safe place to call home. At today’s meeting of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, Secretary Donovan announced that the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program, a $1.5 billion initiative funded by the […]

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