May 14, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Housing Wire runs, “HUD:  Three bills will complete Obama refinancing initiative.” NASDAQ posts, “Refinancing Jumps Under HARP 2.0.” HUD awards more than $2M, $1M, $775K to Chicago, New Orleans and Arizona housing advocates to fight housing discrimination. Great Seneca Creek has been recognized as a LEED “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” school by the […]

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November 17, 2011

Growing access to capital in Native American communities

As we celebrate American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month this November, it’s a good time to take a look at homeownership in Native American communities. A special set of circumstances, including the trust status of land in Native American country, have made homeownership historically challenging for many families. That is why HUD’s Office of […]

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August 8, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

We hope you had a good, relaxing weekend. Now it’s back to the grind, but maybe the day’s best housing links can help make Monday a little brighter: National Public Radio goes in depth on the causes of homelessness among female veterans. HUD is helping Detroit put Mayor Dave Bing’s plan to revitalize the Motor […]

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August 3, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

After the hottest month in DC history, a day below 90 degrees like this one is cause for celebration here in Washington. Mark the occasion with the cold beverage of your choice and some refreshing housing news: When you factor in transportation, what’s the real price of a home in the suburbs? But what if […]

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July 5, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Welcome back, HUDdlers! We hope you all had a great time celebrating the Fourth of July. In case you missed it, watch Secretary Donovan discuss the housing market and the American Dream with CNN’s Candy Crowley. A new poll finds Americans want their government to help homeowners at risk of foreclosure. Operation Open Doors is […]

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