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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July 5, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The Wall Street Journal reports Mortgage Rates at Record Lows. There are new reverse mortgage guides available, according to The New York Times. Real Estate Weekly publishes, “Developers bring affordable housing to Long Island.” Mayor Gray Names Commission on Homelessness headlines the Lexington Herald. And, The Daily Iowan prints $105K Shelter House Grant to Help […]

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June 19, 2012

Protecting our Veterans from Foreclosure

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As our veterans’ return home from deployments, it is essential that we ensure the transition is as smooth as possible.  This means ensuring there are jobs and housing available to them and this includes helping them with solutions to keep their homes if they’re in trouble. Take Sabrina Lacy for example.  A single mother, Lacy […]

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May 7, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The New Orleans Times-Picayune ran, “new road home initiatives announced by HUD Secretary.” Tomorrow, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee at a hearing on expanding refinancing opportunities to improve the housing market. HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs Programs Mark Johnston places as a Samuel […]

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April 27, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans honors President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for their leadership to end veteran homelessness. The Associated Press reports that the number of Americans who signed contracts to buy U.S. homes rose in March. American Indian communities look to tap renewable energy potential with federal seed money. Craigslist changes […]

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