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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June 27, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

We hope you enjoyed your weekend; now it’s time to recap the day’s housing news: HUD is proud to take part in a new Urban Waters Initiative that helps develop green spaces in cities to improve water quality. The Recovery Act has been extremely successful in keeping people from becoming homeless. Homeowners at risk of […]

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Congressional Quarterly: A Stimulus Success Story

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Earlier this month, HUD released its 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress which revealed how the Recovery Act’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) helped to mitigate homelessness in America.  In the first year, this program helped nearly 700,000 persons. Read more at Congressional Quarterly.com

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June 6, 2011

Huffington Post: Greener Homes Means a Stronger Economy

Cross posted from Huffington Post With gas prices topping $4 a gallon families and businesses are facing a real burden. But we can take action to ensure the American people don’t fall victim to volatile energy costs over the long term. And with 40 percent of America’s carbon emissions coming from our buildings, one of […]

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