September 30, 2013

A Day in the Life: SNAPS

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Welcome to the very first edition of a new blog series, A Day in the Life, which will introduce you to HUD employees and highlight the important work they do.  Today, we meet Marcy Thompson, a Program Specialist in HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs – a mouthful, I know, which is why HUD […]

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March 16, 2012

Continuing the Fight Against Homelessness

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Earlier this week, Secretary Donovan announced $201 million in Continuum of Care grants that will provide permanent and transitional housing to homeless persons.  These grants will also provide much needed services such as job training, health care, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment and child care. Thanks to this funding, homeless programs such as the […]

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December 21, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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            Home of the day: Solar panels atop Washington D.C’s new affordable housing community Sheridan Station Secretary Donovan announces over $1.4 billion in Continuum of Care funding for homeless programs. The New York Times examines the challenges our cities face as they try to make do with less CDBG funds. […]

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