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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August 1, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

What’s the best cure for a case of the Mondays? Housing news, of course: HUD announced new investments in sustainable communities last week. MomsRising says John Trasvina, HUD’s assistant secretary for fair housing, is a superhero. New York is helping spur redevelopment by giving banks the power to take care of vacant and blighted houses. […]

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July 25, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Here’s the latest housing news to kick off your week: The Philadelphia Inquirer has a look at “hidden homeless” families living in hotels. Universities around the world are getting ready for the 2011 Solar Decathlon contest – check out these homes from Maryland and Rutgers. The latest round of HUD-VASH vouchers for homeless veterans is […]

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July 14, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Big day here at HUD, check out what we are up to, and other news from the world of housing: HUD announced $46.2 million in funding to provide supportive housing to America’s veterans today. Secretary Donovan spoke at a Ford Foundation panel on “The Just City” today. Check out this awesome video the foundation created […]

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July 11, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s a Motor City edition of the Round-Up today, as Secretary Donovan announced the Obama Administration’s new Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative in Detroit this afternoon. Secretary Donovan joined Detroit Mayor Dave Bing to announce the program, which will help rebuild the cities that built America. The Secretary also spoke at the Detroit Economic Club […]

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