September 14, 2012

Joining Together to End Veterans’ Homelessness

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Last night two incredible teams were honored with the prestigious Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal by the Partnership for Public Service at a gala in Washington, D.C.  One team comes from HUD and the another from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.  Along with Mark Johnston, HUD’s team includes Ann Oliva, Acting Deputy Assistant […]

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August 16, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Bloomberg covers results from HUD’s initiative to expand the sale of troubled mortgages through program designed to help borrowers avoid costly, lengthy foreclosures. California Housing Market Posts Gains in July, headlines Los Angeles Times.  News Talk 1150 WHBY prints Appleton Saves $442K through Refinancing. Los Angeles Times runs “L.A. County to invest $105 million to […]

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August 15, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Los Angeles Times reports Bay Area Housing Market Strengthened in July. “U.S. homebuilders more confident as housing recovery gathers momentum,” The Oregonian. NBC News publishes Time to Buy: The Most Affordable Housing Markets. Housing Project Plan Sent to City headlines The Hutchinson News. And, Florida Today prints Homeless Female Veterans Get Housing, New Lease on […]

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May 30, 2012

Progress in Ending Veterans’ Homelessness

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On any given night you may find a homeless veteran sleeping on the streets or in a homeless shelter.  This is a fact that is unacceptable.  Since the beginning of his administration, President Obama has vowed that we will end veterans’ homelessness by 2015.  It is a promise he intends to keep. In June 2010, […]

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May 7, 2012

Caring for our Nation’s Veterans

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According to the Department of Labor, the unemployment rate of young male veterans returning from the Iraq/Afghanistan wars is at a startling 29 percent.  With statistics like this, it is crucial that we do everything we can to ensure we connect our veterans with jobs and decent, affordable housing. In a recent Washington Post Op-ed, […]

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