May 14, 2014

The HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition

The inaugural year of the competition comes to an exciting close Tuesday, May 6 marked a successful end for the 2014 HUD Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition (IAH)—a competition intended to encourage research and innovation in affordable housing that fosters cross-cutting teamwork within the design and community development process. Four student-led […]

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September 23, 2013

The Why of the What We Do

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HUD’s programs serve lots of people in lots of ways. So many ways, in fact, that it’s sometimes hard to put a face on them, to really see how those programs are improving the lives of those we serve. Which is why our HUD Seattle office was pleased to receive a copy of a letter […]

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November 12, 2012

HUD Honors Veteran’s Service by Serving Them

On this day — Veteran’s Day — let us raise our flags, not only because we love the United States of America, but to honor those who have risked their lives, lost their lives, to provide us access to the liberties we enjoy everyday. This country was built upon the shoulders of men and women […]

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November 9, 2012

HUD, VA and Partners Help Delaware Vet Move From Homelessness to Homebuyer

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Our guest blogger today is Maria Bynum, Deleware Field Office Director, HUD As we celebrate the Nation’s veterans, Delaware veteran Ellis Thompson shares his journey from being homeless to purchasing his own home.  At 59, Thompson stands tall and proud of his success and grateful for the opportunity to inspire other vets on the street […]

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October 24, 2012

Community Development from the Ground Up

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Community development is a key component in meeting HUD’s goal of improving quality of life for all Americans. In Denver, there has been a concerted effort to become more deliberate in meeting the housing needs of the community. Whether it’s for ending homelessness, supporting veterans, or boosting the local economy, HUD’s Community Planning and Development […]

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