May 16, 2012

Strong Cities, Strong Communities: Highlights from the Fifth Biennial Reinventing Older Communities Conference

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Last week, I attended and spoke at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Fifth Biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference in Philadelphia, PA.  This year, the conference focused on how government, non-profit, academic, philanthropic, and private-sector partners can support economic development strategies to reinvent older communities and build more resilient cities – large, medium, and small […]

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July 12, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Today’s Round-Up is bursting at the seams with links… let’s dive right in: The Obama Administration and HUD’s new Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative has been front page news across the country today. Secretary Donovan wrote about the plan yesterday, and you can check out coverage of the pilot program in the six cities it […]

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July 11, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

It’s a Motor City edition of the Round-Up today, as Secretary Donovan announced the Obama Administration’s new Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative in Detroit this afternoon. Secretary Donovan joined Detroit Mayor Dave Bing to announce the program, which will help rebuild the cities that built America. The Secretary also spoke at the Detroit Economic Club […]

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