June 10, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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On this #FollowFriday we are excited to welcome two HUDdlers to the Twitterverse. @HUDgov feed graduates Tiffany Thomas-Smith (@TiffanyTS_HUD) and Peter True (@PeterTrue_HUD) are striking out on their own to grace your timeline with unique takes on housing, viral videos and whatever else is buzzing around the internet. Here’s the housing links:

If you weren’t sure just how unfair the Washington Post attack on the HOME program was before, Secretary Donovan’s op-ed in today’s Post leaves no doubt that the answer is “extremely unfair.”

Going green isn’t just good for home owners and the planet – it’s also a booming industry.

HUD announced new grants today totaling more than $31 million to promote self-sufficiency among public housing residents. How much is your state getting? Find out here!

While homeowners recover and rebuild from the tornados that swept through northern Minneapolis last month, HUD is helping them stay in their homes.

And we know it’s not housing-related, but this story on White House round-table discussions with young people is an interesting Friday read. Have a good weekend!

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