November 25, 2013

Big Improvements in Little Rock

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Cross posted from This Monday and Tuesday, I spent time with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden, and Department of Transportation (DOT) Acting Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy Beth Osborne touring ongoing redevelopment efforts in Little Rock, Arkansas. Through the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for […]

June 27, 2013

Creating A More Stable Environment For Future Generations

Earlier this week, I watched President Obama make history by releasing the first ever comprehensive Climate Action Plan for the United States. This plan is needed now more than ever.  Recent events have shown how carbon pollution is affecting our environment. We’ve seen Hurricane Sandy destroy neighborhoods.  We’ve seen wildfires raging in Arizona, California and […]

August 8, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

 The Washington Post reports “Mortgage firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are seeing a marked improvement in home values.” Wichita Business Journal publishes HARP Refinances Continue Surge in First Half of Year. New Project-Based Subsidy to Preserve Affordable Housing, reports Affordable Housing Finance. “Agency seeks to create affordable housing,” Brainerd Dispatch. Tampa Bay Times prints […]