June 10, 2011

HUD, CLPHA Public Housing Energy Conference Is Back!

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HUD and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) are excited to announce the Going Green: Intelligent Investments for Public Housing Conference, has been rescheduled for July 13 – 14 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers in Boston, Mass. Join me at the two-day gathering that will highlight how to make public […]

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April 4, 2011

Americans Prefer Sustainable Communities

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a study today confirming what we at HUD have been hearing from people in communities around the country since this administration took office: Americans prefer sustainable communities. NAR’s study, the “Community Preference Survey” found that a clear majority of respondents prefer dense walkable areas over those that require […]

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January 28, 2011

Sustainable, Obtainable, Attainable

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Our guest blogger today is Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy, Director, Philanthropic Research & Initiatives, Office for International and Philanthropic Innovation, Policy Development and Research As I pondered the early-entry winners in our Sustainable Urban Housing Competition and the many other efforts we come into contact with during our work, I was also remembering some of my experiences […]

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December 13, 2010

Turning Around the Battleship

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Our guest blogger today is Shelley Poticha, Director for Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities I’ve been in the sustainability business for a long time so when U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan asked that I direct HUD’s new Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, I was of two minds. Thrilled, of course. […]

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