February 29, 2012

HUD’s Champions of Change

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Tomorrow, the White House, HUD, and Neighborworks will join together to honor eleven housing counselors and HUD-approved organizations as Champions of Change for their hard work, perseverance and dedication to their communities.  Their outstanding commitment and achievement represent the work of thousands of housing counselors across the country. From preventing the foreclosure of homes to […]

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February 9, 2012

A Historic Agreement to Right Wrongs

American families are all too familiar with the story: just when they thought they had achieved the dream of owning their own home, abuses in the financial and mortgage sector came back to haunt them and sent them spiralling into foreclosure – often through no fault of their own. Countless other families are still struggling […]

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December 2, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-up

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Secretary Donovan attends the White House’s Tribal Nations Conference. Miami launches outreach to low-income residents. Housing grants restored in Georgia. Commuter oriented rail-line gets a boost in Boston. And President Obama’s push on energy efficiency.  

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May 19, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s been a busy day for housing news. Over at @HUDgov, we live-tweeted not one, but two events: Secretary Donovan’s visit to Boston to talk green jobs and affordable housing, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s learning session, “Performance Measurement in Public Organizations.” As for other HUD and housing news: at the The […]

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March 7, 2011

Termination of HAMP a “Frightening Prospect,” Says Founder of Tampa’s Housing & Education Alliance

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Cross posted from Treasury.gov Our guest blogger today is Sylvia Alvarez, Executive Director of the Housing & Education Alliance, Tampa My name is Sylvia Alvarez, and I am the Founder and Executive Director of the Housing & Education Alliance (HEA)—a HUD-approved housing counseling agency based in Tampa, Florida.  Our mission is to provide and sustain […]

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