December 6, 2011

HUD and GreatSchools: Helping Parents Help Their Children

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As the mother of two children, I know that every parent wants the best educational opportunities for their kids. That’s the primary reason HUD began a search to give parents – particularly those who live in public housing or participate in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program – the tools they need to help their children succeed […]

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November 28, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Happy Monday HUD Followers! As you readjust from last week’s holiday, here are some housing highlights to get your day going… Secretary Donovan travels to Rhode Island. Ken Harney looks at the possible impacts of the new FHA loan limits Two housing projects to help people with disabilities in Milledgeville and Augusta, Georgia get grants. […]

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August 11, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

We promised we would stay on the Loopey the Pig story, and we keep promises. Enjoy the rest of today’s housing news: New studies show solar power is the nation’s fastest-growing industry. How does a city become carbon neutral? Seattle is going to find out. Recovery Act support is letting a California county offer even […]

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August 5, 2011

A Fresh Start in New Orleans

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I remember as if it were yesterday. Public housing residents in the City of New Orleans expressed outrage during the debate over whether to close four of the city’s largest public housing developments after they were severely damaged during Hurricane Katrina. HUD proposed rebuilding better, brighter affordable housing for New Orleans families. It’s been a […]

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August 4, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Happy birthday, President Obama! Our gift to you is this round-up of the day’s housing news: After a massive overhaul of its public housing, once-notorious New Orleans neighborhoods are thriving. HUD employee Ann Marie Olivia is up for an award recognizing her work streamlining the process for getting help to those who need it. A […]

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