November 8, 2013

Housing and Health Care – Creating a Stronger America

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Here at HUD our mission is to promote strong communities and affordable housing for the American people.  A key factor in achieving these goals is making sure people have access to quality, affordable health care. Compared to the general population, individuals in HUD-assisted housing are more likely to use emergency rooms and have health problems […]

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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 […]

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August 6, 2013

Promoting the American Dream of Homeownership

Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov 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 […]

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