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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August 1, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

What’s the best cure for a case of the Mondays? Housing news, of course: HUD announced new investments in sustainable communities last week. MomsRising says John Trasvina, HUD’s assistant secretary for fair housing, is a superhero. New York is helping spur redevelopment by giving banks the power to take care of vacant and blighted houses. […]

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July 28, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Plenty of housing news in today’s Round-Up: Watch for Secretary Donovan’s interview with Judy Woodruff on Bloomberg this weekend, and check out a preview of the conversation here. The Secretary also talked with Roland Martin today about the Obama Administration’s efforts to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. One up-and-coming Washington neighborhood is forcing people to re-think […]

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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 26, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The weather may have cooled off (slightly) but this housing news is hot: HUD recently extended the deadline for applications to the Emergency Homeowners Loan Program. Government help (including Recovery Act funding) has helped create a renaissance in the Bronx. Not far from that success story, New York City is investing in improvements to public […]

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