December 13, 2011

Working to End Veterans’ Homelessness

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As the war in Iraq draws to a close, Secretary Donovan and Department of Veterans’ Affairs Secretary, Eric Shinseki joined together to announce some real progress in veterans’ homelessness.  Every year, we measure the progress made toward ending homelessness through the annual “Point-in-Time” (PIT) count.  And this year, we are happy to report that veterans’ […]

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November 21, 2011

Daily Housing Round-up

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Welcome back HUDlers!! Let’s celebrate Monday with the day’s top housing stories… Charlotte, NC amongst many cities to be awarded HUD sustainable communities grants. Pismo Beach, CA celebrates first low-income housing project. Habitat for Humanity helping to lower utility costs. Speaking of utilities, here are some tips to help reduce those monthly bills. Supporting our […]

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November 9, 2011

Our Veterans Deserve The Right To Live Free From Housing Discrimination

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Our guest blogger today is Robert Walker, Director of Education and Outreach, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity During the mid-1960s I served on the frontlines in the Vietnam War.  I know that if it were not  for the women who served in vital medical roles during that war, I probably would not be alive […]

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August 11, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

We promised we would stay on the Loopey the Pig story, and we keep promises. Enjoy the rest of today’s housing news: New studies show solar power is the nation’s fastest-growing industry. How does a city become carbon neutral? Seattle is going to find out. Recovery Act support is letting a California county offer even […]

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July 28, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Plenty of housing news in today’s Round-Up: Watch for Secretary Donovan’s interview with Judy Woodruff on Bloomberg this weekend, and check out a preview of the conversation here. The Secretary also talked with Roland Martin today about the Obama Administration’s efforts to help homeowners avoid foreclosure. One up-and-coming Washington neighborhood is forcing people to re-think […]

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