January 13, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Home of the day: Bride Homeless Shelter in Dallas, TX.   Newly appointed CFPB Director Cordray rolls out plans to help homeowners. Affordable housing project commences in Santa Barbara, CA. Martinsville, VA begins revitalization efforts. Idaho unveils first ever Passive Energy home. And HUD launches its new Rental Assistance Demonstration website.

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September 8, 2011

A Personal Connection to Post 9/11 Recovery

Today’s guest blogger is Marion Mollegen McFadden, HUD’s Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Community Development. As a HUD lawyer who provides legal counsel for disaster recovery, I never question whether the work I do matters. For the past decade, one of the most meaningful projects I’ve worked on is the recovery of Lower Manhattan from […]

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June 16, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Congratulations are in order today, as HUD joins the Department of Transportation and Environmental Protection Agency in celebrating the second birthday of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. Read more about the partnership here. Speaking of sustainability, the City University of New York released this awesome map today. It shows, house by house, how much energy […]

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Partnership for Sustainable Communities

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 Our guest bloggers today are HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, EPA Secretary Lisa Jackson, and DOT Secretary Ray LaHood Cross posted from The Department of Transportation Two years ago, President Obama offered a new vision for sustainable communities and vastly improved how our agencies work together.  He challenged us to coordinate our efforts and help build […]

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