March 24, 2014

Making Progress for our Nation’s Families

Cross posted from White Shortly after he took office, President Obama created the White Housing Council on Women and Girls. Chaired by Valerie Jarrett, the council is charged with ensuring there is a coordinated effort between federal agencies of policies and programs that impact women and families. As a partner of the interagency council, […]

March 20, 2014

Creating Equal Ladders of Opportunity in Baltimore

  Yesterday I traveled to Baltimore, MD to tour the renovated housing units in the Barclay neighborhood and to announce HUD’s initial award of Rental Assistance Demonstration, or RAD, to the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC). I also brought additional good news in that HUD was awarding more than $1.8 billion in capital funds to […]

March 18, 2014

Prevent Poisonings!

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National Poison Prevention Week: March 16 – 22, 2014 Do you know what poisonous substances are lurking in your home? Are household cleaners and prescription drugs out of reach of children? Poisoning is now the leading cause of death from injuries in the United States, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1 […]