July 28, 2011

Winning the Future by Supporting Local Innovation

Cross posted from WhiteHouse.gov Today, I was proud to announce that we are making $95 million available in Regional and Community Challenge grants to support local efforts to build more livable and sustainable communities that ensure that all Americans can afford to live in places with access to employment, schools and public transit options. But […]

June 24, 2011

Revitalizing America’s Waterways

Our rivers and watersheds are wellsprings for our nations’ urban centers – fountainheads from which we draw nourishment, entertainment, and beauty. That’s why Deputy Secretary Ron Sims and HUD have teamed with 11 federal agencies in the Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP), whose goal is to revitalize city waterways across the nation. Beginning with pilot […]