March 27, 2012

Save Energy, Save Money, Fight Homelessness

When you think of homelessness and energy efficiency – you might not see how the two are connected, but when assessing your own expenses – you will see that your utility bill is one of your priciest expenses. Energy costs in some parts of the country are leading to evictions due to utility cut-offs. This expense […]

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March 21, 2012

Conserve Energy, Save Money and Generate Jobs

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 […]

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January 17, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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.

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January 5, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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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 […]

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December 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

                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 […]

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