November 7, 2011

The Washington Post got it wrong – again

Today, the Washington Post highlighted a small number of stalled housing developments funded under HUD’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program to conclude that there are “continuing problems” with the program.  The facts about HOME’s success speak for themselves.  Over its 20-year history, HOME has produced more than a million affordable homes for low-income families in more […]

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November 1, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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If you have plenty of candy leftover from Halloween, consider donating it to our troops overseas.  Now, on to today’s post Halloween housing news. Secretary Donovan talks Project Rebuild and jobs HUD’s HOME program working for Veterans Dayton, Ohio doing their part to reduce homelessness. And incentives for green homes in Anne Arundel county.

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October 21, 2011

Taking Project Rebuild to Missouri

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Earlier this week, Secretary Donovan traveled to Independence, MO and along with Representative Emanuel Cleaver and Mayor Don Reimal highlighted the success of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) and to see firsthand how the program has impacted Independence. Norledge started out with only four properties, two rehabbed and two Habitat for Humanity homes. Thanks to […]

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August 18, 2011

HUD’s Analysis of the Washington Post’s Mislabeled HOME Projects

In a May 15, 2011 article, the Washington Post inaccurately labeled an entire group of 700 HOME Program projects as “stalled.”  HUD has conducted an analysis of the HOME data used by the Post and has concluded that the Post’s assertions are inaccurate. Since the Post has been unwilling to share their list of projects […]

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July 26, 2011

HUD: Going to Work in Southern Texas

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Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov I recently had the opportunity to attend the 4th Annual Border Summit of the National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders (NALCAB) in McAllen, Texas.  I was joined at the summit by federal partners from USDA and Treasury—Judy Canales, Administrator for Rural Business and Cooperative Programs at USDA-Rural Development and Donna […]

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