May 24, 2016

Housing Providers Strategize on Ambitious Energy Goals

This month I attended the third annual Better Buildings Challenge Summit in Washington, D.C., where hundreds of America’s most influential commercial and industrial energy efficiency leaders came together to share the latest, most innovative, and most effective solutions to cut energy waste and carbon emissions from our nation’s commercial, industrial, and residential buildings.  There, I […]

May 16, 2016

Transforming Lives with Summer Youth Job Opportunities

Two months of work can change a young person’s life. For Christopher, his summer job with the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO), through its Summer Employment Program, gave him the opportunity to gain experience, learn about affordable housing, build relationships with housing professionals, and awaken his interest in a public service career.

May 9, 2016

Measuring Progress in the Housing Market

Our April housing scorecard provides a closer look at the recovery of our nation’s housing market and the success of the Administration’s programs. The latest data show progress among key indicators: a rebound in existing home sales, continued growth in home values, and very low mortgage rates.  Last month, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) […]