December 2, 2011

Connecting Housing to Jobs for Hispanic Community

We often refer to decent, affordable housing as a platform for a better quality of life. One way that HUD is making the connection is by making smart housing investments and choices that lead to employment. If you are not familiar with Section 3, it is one of the key connecting points between jobs and […]

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June 7, 2011

HUD Helping Families: Housing is Just the Beginning

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When it comes to helping families pull their way out of poverty, housing is just the beginning. That’s why HUD recently announced $15 million in grants to more than 200 public housing authorities across the country that will connect families with valuable education and employment opportunities. With help from local agencies, public housing residents can […]

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February 4, 2011

Recession pushes low-income families to the brink

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Growing number of Hispanics and African-Americans especially hard hit  Our guest blogger today is Dr. Raphael Bostic, HUD Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research In this country, there are millions of very low-income families who don’t receive any government housing assistance and either pay half their monthly income on rent, live in deplorable conditions, […]

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