September 23, 2013

Secretary Donovan and the Future of Our Cities

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On Friday, Secretary Donovan traveled to New York City to speak at the TED City 2.0 Conference about poverty and the future of our cities.  He discussed why it’s so important for us to collaborate and connect with each other so that we may tackle poverty and push to shape a better future for our […]

August 6, 2013

Promoting the American Dream of Homeownership

Cross posted from Today, I joined President Obama in visiting Phoenix, where he laid out his vision for a housing system that promotes the American dream of homeownership. For years, owning a home was a symbol of responsibility and a source of security for millions of middle-class families across the country. But the financial […]

July 24, 2013

National Alliance to End Homelessness 2013 National Conference

Secretary Shaun Donovan sent a video message to the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) 2013 National Conference. NAEH is a friend and a partner to the Department of Housing and Urban Development as we both strive to end homelessness in America -a key focus of the Obama Administration. In 2010, President Obama released Opening […]


A Message From HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan on the Affordable Care Act

The following video message from Secretary Donovan provides more information about the Affordable Care Act and its importance to the people HUD serves, HUD employees, and friends and family. Helping the more than 48 million Americans who are currently uninsured has been a priority for President Obama. Many of those uninsured individuals are low-income Americans […]

June 28, 2013

Proposed Cuts Hurt Families and Communities

The President has been clear that Republicans in Congress should work with Democrats to finish a budget that cuts wasteful spending while investing in jobs, the economy and middle class families.  Until Congress reaches a budget agreement, the President will not sign individual appropriations bills that simply attempt to enact the House Republican budget into […]