June 10, 2011

HUD, CLPHA Public Housing Energy Conference Is Back!

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HUD and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) are excited to announce the Going Green: Intelligent Investments for Public Housing Conference, has been rescheduled for July 13 – 14 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in Boston, Mass. Join me at the two-day gathering that will highlight how to make public […]

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May 23, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The Obama administration responds to yet another devastating tornado, this one in Missouri and the midwest. Our condolences to all those who lost loved ones. If you can, please help out here. Communities across the country are learning about how HUD will help revitalize their neighborhoods thanks to funding from the department’s HOPE VI Revitalization […]

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HOPE VI: More than Bricks and Mortar

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For nearly 20 years, HUD has awarded HOPE VI Revitalization grants to public housing authorities across the U.S.— revitalizing public housing, transforming communities, and improving the lives of residents.   Today, HUD is awarding $153 million in HOPE VI grants to eight cities: Boston; Denver; Louisville, Kentucky; Paterson, New Jersey; St. Louis; Taunton, Massachsetts; Phoenix; and […]

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March 18, 2011

Choice Neighborhoods: Improving Housing and Lives

Today HUD announced that 17 communities across the U.S. will receive HUD’s first Choice Neighborhood Planning Grants. While the maximum grant is only $250,000, the lasting impact this funding will have on children who have been left behind in some of this nation’s poorest neighborhoods is infinite. For example, this funding will allow the Albany […]

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February 22, 2011

HUD Launches New Quarterly Publication Geared Toward Future Policy Direction

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In an effort to promote a new generation of data-driven and evidence-based policymaking, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan has unveiled a new quarterly publication intended to inform housing and community development advocates, state and local policymakers, Congress and researchers on new approaches to issues related to housing and community development. Evidence […]

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