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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October 28, 2011

Working toward One America

Yesterday, Secretary Donovan traveled to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to address the Building One Pennsylvania Public Meeting which is a membership organization of Building One America.  A partnership between community leaders, Building One America and Building One Pennsylvania have one goal in mind – to stabilize and revitalize their communities. In his remarks to local elected, faith […]

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August 18, 2011

RxCOVERY in Seattle

Today’s Recovery Act success story comes from HUD’s Region X. If you’re on the north side of 30, you surely know the drill.  You’ve just had a colonoscopy.  Or your wisdom teeth pulled.  Or an in-at-6-out-by-11 ambulatory surgery. You’ve been in recovery an hour or so. You know your name, that five follows four, and […]

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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 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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