October 15, 2014

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

The latest Housing Scorecard provides a closer look at the trajectory of the housing recovery and how our programs are serving the American people. Over the past several months, boosted by both the creation of 10.3 million private sector jobs over 55 straight months of job growth and the impact of our programs, we have seen […]

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June 25, 2014

Celebrating Homeownership Month in My New Home

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In 2008 I was sitting in an office building in Chicago when the greatest recession since the Great Depression began unleashing its full force on the American economy. Not only had Lehman Brothers and AIG tanked, but the Great Recession was taking many U.S. financial institutions with it. The housing market had also crashed, leaving […]

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December 23, 2013

A Day in the Life: New York Multifamily HUB

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Welcome to a new edition of our blog series, A Day in the Life, which will introduce you to HUD employees and highlight the important work they do. Producing multifamily housing is incredibly hard work requiring multiple sources of financing  but it only happens when many people come together in a common purpose – to […]

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March 13, 2013

I Can “Hear” You… It’s Deaf History Month

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To the young woman who used sign language as she gave the Sunday morning church announcements, “I heard” you loud and clear.  After giving a quick lesson on how to sign good morning, she mentioned that March marks Deaf History Month and it made me think about how HUD is helping those who are deaf […]

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November 19, 2012

Settlement Success Story: Maria Marinakis

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The nation’s largest mortgage servicers have distributed $26.1 billion in direct relief to nearly 310,000 homeowners, or roughly $84,385 per homeowner as part of the National Mortgage Settlement, according to a progress report released today by independent settlement monitor Joseph A. Smith of the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight. See our press release today and […]

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