November 30, 2012

HUD and Partners Pitch in to Help Families Find Housing Following Hurricane Sandy

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Fred Tombar, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development for Disaster Programs Brian Forde, Senior Advisor to the U.S. CTO for Mobile and Data Innovation Earlier this month, Hurricane Sandy tore through the Northeast leaving thousands of families to pick up the pieces of their homes.  As families begin the process of […]

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November 2, 2012

Locating Housing after a Natural Disaster

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy (or any natural disaster),  families can be forced from their homes and finding a place to live as quickly as possible is crucial.  There are many resources available from federal agencies to private organizations.  In order to make the process as easy as possible, FEMA has put together the […]

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October 13, 2011

HUD Addresses LGBT Housing Discrimination

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Our guest blogger today is Kenneth J. Carroll, Director, HUD’s Fair Housing Assistance Program Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov In a recent survey of 6,450 transgender and gender non-conforming persons, 19 percent reported having been refused a house or an apartment because of gender identity, and 19 percent reported […]

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