March 27, 2012

Save Energy, Save Money, Fight Homelessness

When you think of homelessness and energy efficiency – you might not see how the two are connected, but when assessing your own expenses – you will see that your utility bill is one of your priciest expenses. Energy costs in some parts of the country are leading to evictions due to utility cut-offs. This expense […]

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February 7, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-up

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                  HUD partners with USDA, the Commerce Department and local government in Kentucky to create jobs and develop energy efficient housing for rural residents. HAMP has helped nearly 1 million homeowners. Brad Pitt says HUD has helped a lot with low-income housing in New Orleans. Housing market […]

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September 26, 2011

HUD and Partners Launch “I-10-K: Collaborating for Livable and Inclusive Cities” at Clinton Global Initiative

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Half of the global population lives in cities today – and by 2050, the United Nations predicts three out of every four people will call an urban area home. Pair the growing global population’s shift to the cities with looming concerns like climate change, and it’s easy to see why HUD and our partners in […]

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September 1, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Here’s your dose of daily housing news to celebrate the start of September. Enjoy! Secretary Donovan takes to the pages of the New Orleans Times-Picayune to detail HUD’s vision for Iberville-Treme. The White House wants to speed up infrastructure projects to spur job growth. HUD is taking steps to prevent housing discrimination among LGBT individuals. […]

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August 19, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s Friday! Now, we know you’ll miss your daily dose of housing news this weekend, but hopefully today’s round-up will tide you through until Monday. Enjoy these stories – and, of course, your weekend. California’s attorney general is cracking down on lawyers who, the state says, defrauded vulnerable homeowners in 17 states by offering bogus […]

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