The newest member of the HUD twitter family, @SullyAtHUD made a splash today with some “cross-agency collaboration” at the HHS Farmers Market. Secretary Sebelius wants to remind HUDdle readers to seek out their local farmers markets and support healthy, local food sources whenever possible. On to today’s housing news:
Fueled by peaches and barbeque, here are some of the housing stories making headlines today:
A new hospital in Maryland presents an opportunity for transit-oriented development.
As poverty threatens suburban communities, philanthropic efforts are making a difference.
One Congressman is practicing what he preaches by taking part in an energy audit.
Five new shelters are coming to rural areas in Minnesota, where they will provide help for the homeless.
Public housing buildings in St. Louis are putting their roofs to work with solar power.
And Habitat for Humanity doesn’t just build homes – volunteers are making them more efficient too.