January 30, 2012

Ending Housing Discrimination Against LGBT Americans

On Saturday, I was proud to speak before the 24th National Gay and Lesbian Task Force “Creating Change” Conference, where I announced the publication of a new Equal Access to Housing Rules that says clearly and unequivocally that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals and couples have the right to live where they choose. The need […]

January 27, 2012

Expanding our efforts to help more homeowners and strengthen hard-hit communities

Crossed posted from Treasury.gov Today, the Administration announced important enhancements to the Making Home Affordable Program, including the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), to expand the reach of the program to help additional homeowners stay in their homes and strengthen hard-hit communities. These enhancements will provide additional relief to struggling homeowners, renters, and their neighborhoods […]


A Guamanian dream

With the governor’s goal to build 3,000 new affordable homes by 2017 in the background, Guam is moving forward on more affordable housing for its residents. A groundbreaking ceremony held in the Machananano area this week will lead to 10 single-family affordable three-bedroom 1,250-square-foot homes. “This is about the Guamanian dream, about people owning a […]