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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April 2, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Secretary Donovan and other Obama cabinet members addressed youth violence at a forum in D.C. Two housing non-profits in Hawaii received HUD grants to address HIV/AIDS. More vouchers for veteran’s homelessness in Oklahoma. “It’s simple: You can’t be healthy if your home is sick,” And John Trasvina talks fair housing in Westhaven.

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December 20, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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              Home of the day: CityMarket development in Washington, D.C. A planned mixed-use housing and retail development and one of the projects that the Obama administration identified for streamlined approval to spur economic activity and job growth.   Illinois receives funding for housing homeless veterans. US housing market looks to […]

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