When asked by representatives of several federal agencies what one thing would make her life better, a young girl from a reservation in South Dakota got right to the point: “a house.” Continue reading
The Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Economic Visioning Challenge (EVC) is an innovative prize competition designed to engage diverse teams to help U.S. cities generate tailored economic development plans. Continue reading
Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast, and its destructive power ushered in a new era of disaster preparedness and recovery. Katrina and its aftermath offered valuable lessons for disaster planners, many of which were put into practice when Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeastern coast in October 2012. Yet the unique challenges posed by a Category 3 hurricane hitting the nation’s most populous region revealed that, in many ways, we were still not ready to respond. Continue reading
Welcome to another edition of our series, A Day in the Life, which will introduce you to HUD employees and highlight the important work they do.
Today, we meet Tom Ryan, a Customer Service Representative in HUD’s Kentucky Field Office. Continue reading
As a Navy vet and mother of two small children, Porsche Williams served in Iraq and Afghanistan. However, when she returned home from service she was homeless. Continue reading