August 10, 2012

Kentucky Energy-Efficient Homes Pay Back Homeowners

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Thanks to a HUD Rural Housing Economic Development grant along with a Community Development Block Grant and Recovery Act funding, a five home development is making its mark in rural Emlyn, Kentucky as the first near zero energy-efficient subdivision of its kind in the state.  Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation (KHIC) along with approximately three dozen partners […]

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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 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

                Home of the day:  A demonstration house built by the Utah Weatherization Assistance Program to train weatherization workers in Clearfield, Utah. Secretary Donovan unveiled the latest round of homelessness funding today. The Washington Post has new numbers showing housing bouncing back. Homeowners are still investing in housing, but in different ways […]

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December 13, 2011

Working to End Veterans’ Homelessness

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As the war in Iraq draws to a close, Secretary Donovan and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary, Eric Shinseki joined together to announce some real progress in veterans’ homelessness.  Every year, we measure the progress made toward ending homelessness through the annual “Point-in-Time” (PIT) count.  And this year, we are happy to report that veterans’ […]

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November 9, 2011

Moving Forward Together

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Earlier today, Secretary Donovan traveled to Detroit to participate in the plenary portion of PolicyLink’s 2011 Equity Summit.  Entitled, “America’s Tomorrow: Equity as the Superior Growth Model,” the discussion examined the country’s shifting demographics; specifically the notion that people of color will soon become the majority of the population.  A national research and action institute, […]

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