June 29, 2015

Baltimore’s Regional Approach to Create Opportunity

Chances are that anything you’ve heard in the news about Baltimore recently has been connected to the civil unrest and the stark economic disparities that have plagued its communities for decades.  These challenges are significant, and overcoming them will require bold action and investment.  The good news is that important work is already happening to […]

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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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