April 22, 2015

Investing in Green Buildings Today to Shape a Healthy and Prosperous Tomorrow

Earth Day always represents a special time for Americans to come together and to celebrate the beauty of our rivers, parks and other natural resources that enrich our lives and enhance our communities.  And it’s also a moment for all of us to recommit ourselves to fulfilling a sacred responsibility: preserving our planet for future […]

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March 17, 2015

Going Green on St. Patrick’s Day

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It’s not just about green gear and beer on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s also about green housing.  As HUD marks its 50th anniversary this year, advancing goals for sustainable and healthy homes are at its forefront. HUD has taken actions to encourage the use of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly designs and conservation. 

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February 27, 2015

A “Century of Cities”—here and abroad

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Do you live in an urban place? Chances are that you do or will sometime in the future. A hundred years ago, this might have been a different story. Globally, just one in every 10 people lived in urban areas a century ago. Now, for the first time ever, most people live in cities.

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February 2, 2015

Building a More Resilient, Clean Energy Future: Our Latest Step

On January 29, HUD Secretary Julián Castro joined California Governor Jerry Brown and Debra Schwartz, Director of Impact Investments at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, to announce a series of multifamily energy efficiency initiatives that will help make California communities move closer to a more resilient, clean energy future.

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