May 7, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The New Orleans Times-Picayune ran, “new road home initiatives announced by HUD Secretary.” Tomorrow, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee at a hearing on expanding refinancing opportunities to improve the housing market. HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs Programs Mark Johnston places as a Samuel […]

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March 30, 2012

Weekly Online Resources Round-up

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If you are seeking information on education, training or finding a job, the federal government has resources that may help you on your endeavor. In this week’s online resources round-up, we bring you resources from USA.gov and HUD.gov. You’re going to want to bookmark these pages. From USA.gov: Education and Training Primary, secondary, and higher […]

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March 21, 2012

Conserve Energy, Save Money and Generate Jobs

Recently, HUD awarded $23 million to a dozen organizations as part of a new pilot program to bring energy-saving solutions to the multifamily housing market. HUD’s pilot program reaches far beyond an attempt to go green – it will serve as a model to provide solutions that will reduce energy consumption, save money and generate […]

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January 12, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the Day: 2009 Solar decathlon entry from Virginia Tech University.   How going green can create thousands of jobs. Mortgage applications are on the rise. Burlington County, NJ launches new plan to deal with homelessness. Columbia, MO continues efforts to revitalize local communities. And the Wampanoag Indian tribe set to develop affordable housing […]

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December 5, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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                              Secretary Donovan discusses FHA finances. Miami launches program to promote job opportunities. HUD loan helps renovate hospital, create jobs in Ohio. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tackles homelessness in his city. And Charleston County, SC expands energy efficiency efforts.    

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