Last week, I attended and spoke at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Fifth Biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference in Philadelphia, PA. This year, the conference focused on how government, non-profit, academic, philanthropic, and private-sector partners can support economic development strategies to reinvent older communities and build more resilient cities – large, medium, and small [...]
Recently, HUD awarded $23 million to a dozen organizations as part of a new pilot program to bring energy-saving solutions to the multifamily housing market. HUD’s pilot program reaches far beyond an attempt to go green – it will serve as a model to provide solutions that will reduce energy consumption, save money and generate [...]
Home of the Day: 720 Square Foot Prefab Showhouse. Secretary Donovan and Attorney General Holder take to the HuffPo. Help coming for underwater homeowners. The US Conference of Mayors is coming to town. Mercedes Marquez to honor Albuquerque. And Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s housing legacy.
Home of the day: Energy efficient home in Taos, NM. The Federal Reserve urges action on housing. Harvard professor praises HUD/VA efforts to end Veterans homelessness. Dian Olick on what the Richard Corday appointment could mean for housing. Austin, Texas just got more sustainable. New affordable housing apartments open in Washington, D.C. And some [...]
Home of the day: A demonstration house built by the Utah Weatherization Assistance Program to train weatherization workers in Clearfield, Utah. Secretary Donovan unveiled the latest round of homelessness funding today. The Washington Post has new numbers showing housing bouncing back. Homeowners are still investing in housing, but in different ways [...]