December 10, 2012

HUD’s 2012 Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness

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On a single night in January 2012, cities across the country walked through their communities to do a one-night count of their homeless population who live in shelters and on the streets.  This annual point-in-time count aims to measure homelessness over the course of one night every January. Today, HUD reports the results of the […]

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December 14, 2011

Encouraging news for the fight against homelessness

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Yesterday, in a joint press call with Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, HUD Secretary Donovan announced this year’s “Point -in-Time” count, which captures the scope of homelessness on any given night in America. The Secretary was glad to share the news that homelessness has gone down […]

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October 31, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-up

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Happy Hooooousing!  Before you head out to collect your candy tonight, here is today’s dose of housing news. The New York Times gives HUD’s HPRP program a shout out.  A decrease in veterans using homeless shelters. Assistant Secretary Raphael Bostic talks about the Administration’s new mortgage program. And the Newark Housing Authority takes on clean […]

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