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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November 3, 2011

Connecting Housing and Health

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A little girl from Arkansas said, “If you change where we live, you will change how we live.”  This little girl, wise beyond her years knew exactly what she was talking about.  Yesterday, HUD released the Moving to Opportunity (MTO) study at the How Housing Matters Conference, a fourteen year study that proved just how […]

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