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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
February 15, 2012
President Obama released his proposed FY13 budget on February 13, with increased funding for homelessness programs and a mix of funding reductions and increases for other affordable housing,...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News
February 06, 2012
In a speech on February 1, President Obama outlined his plan to address the nation's continuing housing crisis. Included in this plan (under item #6) is a proposal to include $1 billion in...
Federal News, Housing Policy Briefs, Reports and Publications
February 01, 2012
The Federal Reserve
The Federal Reserve submitted a housing policy white paper - “The U.S. Housing Market: Current Conditions and Policy Considerations” - to Congress on Jan. 4, examining a number of...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
January 18, 2012
HUD has published the FY12 funding allocations for its Community Planning and Development (CPD) formula programs, with significant funding cuts for localities for most programs. HUD’s CPD...
Affordable Housing, Federal News
January 11, 2012
Looking forward to the continuation of a nationwide recession and a divided Congress, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) has identified a number of housing-related items that are...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
January 11, 2012
On December 20, 2011, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded $1.47 billion to renew funding for state and local homeless programs throughout the country, $62 million more than the $1.41 billion...
Announcements, Federal News, Reports and Publications
January 09, 2012
United Van Lines, the nation's largest household goods mover, published its 2011 annual migration study which provides data on which states its customers are moving to and from. The most...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
December 21, 2011
Half of Connecticut CDBG recipients would see funding cuts according to new estimates issued last week by HUD Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development (CPD) Mercedes Má...
Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
December 20, 2011
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity held a hearing Dec. 15 on “The Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011: Proposals to Promote Economic...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
December 14, 2011
At its fourth and final meeting of 2011, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness elected Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as the 2012 Chair.  The...
 

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