August 31, 2011

Daily Housing Round-Up

Secretary Donovan was in Chicago today, announcing the city as one of the winners of our Choice Neighborhood grants. However, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of a tragic shooting in the same neighborhood Secretary Donovan joined Mayor Rahm Emmanuel to make the announcement.  Lynn Sweet blogs the Chicago announcement. New bed bug […]


HUD Announces First-Ever Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grants

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We all learn as we grow older – and HUD is no exception. In 1992, HUD launched HOPE VI, an unprecedented grant program aimed at revitalizing severely distressed public housing. HOPE VI gave communities the opportunity to compete for funding to transform areas burdened by blight and crime into neighborhoods of opportunity. Over the lifetime […]

August 30, 2011

Daily Housing News Round-Up

Yesterday the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP)  deadline was extended until September 15th and today we keep the good news going with positive signs from the housing market. Enjoy the rest of the housing news we were following today: Alan Zibel writes up yesterdays’ EHLP extension for the Wall Street Journal. Forbes examines the “urban […]