April 17, 2013

Keeping Children and Families Living Free from Lead Contamination

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Parents and grandparents worry about their children.  It’s inevitable: they wonder if they’re safe on their way to work and school, and ensure they have nourishing food and shelter. But we don’t often think about the dangers lurking on the walls, windows and floors of our homes.   Contamination from lead based paint, and particularly lead […]

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October 25, 2012

Weekly Online Resources Round-up

HUDdlers, it’s time for the weekly online resources round-up. This week is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and the resources we have rounded up will help keep your families and your homes lead-free! This year’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week theme, “Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future,” highlights the importance of educating parents and children […]

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April 2, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan and other Obama cabinet members addressed youth violence at a forum in D.C. Two housing non-profits in Hawaii received HUD grants to address HIV/AIDS. More vouchers for veteran’s homelessness in Oklahoma. “It’s simple: You can’t be healthy if your home is sick,” And John Trasvina talks fair housing in Westhaven.

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July 27, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-UP

There’s bit of local flavor to this round-up, with Washington, D.C., making a few appearances in a big day of housing news: In HUD’s neighborhood, Washington is looking into sustainable development on DC’s Southwest side. One homeowner writes about their good experience with a Washington initiative that improves the city’s rivers with landscaping. We already […]

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July 8, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s got nothing whatsoever to do with housing, but this space shuttle photo history is absolutely amazing, and today feels like the right day to share it. Now on to the housing news round-up, which somehow gets by without afterburners: We’re gearing up for a major announcement from Secretary Donovan in Detroit next week. One […]

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