February 16, 2012

HUD’s Proposed Budget: Doing More with Less

Have you had a chance to check out HUD’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal? If so, you will find a plan that seeks to strengthen, yet streamline, HUD programs so that they help the economy. Titled Housing and Communities Built to Last, the budget reflects the vision of an America that can draw strength from […]

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January 20, 2012

A new platform for jobs and housing in Washington, DC

Last year HUD invested more than $434 million into the Washington, DC metropolitan area to improve housing and community development, and about 15% of this money was awarded to local businesses that hire low-income residents. That’s good because local and state agencies receiving HUD funds are required to ensure that jobs and contracts reach public […]

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January 13, 2012

Happy 1st Birthday to The HUDdle!

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It’s time to break out the party hats, balloons and the birthday cake (you can’t forget the cake!) to celebrate the 1st birthday of the Department’s official blog: The HUDdle.  A year ago on Sunday, HUD launched a new interactive blog to better serve you, our most important customer.  This is just one way HUD […]

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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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