September 30, 2011

HUD Speaks Your Language

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Finding help and seeking advice can be hard. Imagine how much harder it gets when you’re not sure how to ask for it. That’s why HUD is awarding $649,000 to organizations in diverse communities across the country to help break through any language barriers.  By helping those with limited English proficiency access information on HUD […]

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July 19, 2011

HUD is a Leader in Providing Language Services To Persons who are Limited English Proficient

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Our guest blogger today is Vang Xiong, Summer Intern in HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Based on census data, approximately 24 million people within the United States speak English ‘less than very well.’   For persons who have limited English proficiency (LEP), seeking help on housing, employment, health, child care, etc. is a daily […]

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