May 25, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Here’s today’s helping of housing news, enjoy! HUD’s Mercedes Marquez takes to the pages of the Boston Globe to correct the record on HOME. The National Housing Council has even more pushback. Home sales up, but the recovery is still fragile. Yglesias examines the prospect of radical exurbanism. And disappointment turns to joy in Louisville.


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In the coming months, nearly a dozen housing authorities will begin using grants from HUD’s Capital Fund Education and Training Community Facilities Program to create education centers for children and adults who live in public housing and the surrounding neighborhood. These agencies will begin working with community colleges, local libraries and other non-profit organizations to […]

May 24, 2011

The Daily Housing News Round-Up

Los Angeles’ long underrated public transit may soon get their due as they accelerate investment in sustainability. Duncan Black takes the first commenter to task for confusing the problem: it’s not too many people, its too many cars. Crime is on the wane in America’s cities. Cities today are safer than they have been in […]