March 17, 2015

Going Green on St. Patrick’s Day

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It’s not just about green gear and beer on St. Patrick’s Day. It’s also about green housing.  As HUD marks its 50th anniversary this year, advancing goals for sustainable and healthy homes are at its forefront. HUD has taken actions to encourage the use of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly designs and conservation. 

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June 3, 2013

Sustainability in Indian Country

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The intersection of housing and culture is brought into clear focus in this series of videos highlighting new sustainable housing projects in four Native American communities. Among the projects depicted is the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Housing Authority, which designed the energy-efficient Teekalet Village to preserve the cultural importance of fishing and waterways.  Adjacent to […]

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March 22, 2013

It’s Easy Being Green

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With apologies to Kermit the Frog, attendees at HUD’s Green Academy in Montana not only had the unique opportunity to learn how to “be green” from renowned industry experts, but also were able to share some of the great things that are already happening here in regards to green building, specifically focusing on what works […]

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July 6, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-up

Good evening, HUDdlers! We enjoyed watching President Obama taking on the twitterverse today and look forward to more social media innovation from this administration in the future (including right here at HUD!) The twitter town hall featured a lot of housing talk from President Obama. He called the market “stubborn” and vowed to keep working. […]

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June 21, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Want more housing news? Follow HUD’s Twitter list and subscribe to receive News Alerts so you can stay informed on the latest news from HUD. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled a new strategy to fight homelessness in his state. States are taking the lead when it comes to improving energy efficiency. We all know efficient […]

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