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Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications, State News
May 13, 2013
Center for Housing Policy
More working renters experienced a severe housing cost burden (when more than 50 percent of household income goes towards housing costs) in 2011 than in the previous three years.  The Center for...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
May 08, 2013
Three bills to address the housing needs of veterans have been introduced into the U.S. House and Senate: the Shelter Our Service Members Act (H.R. 1714), the Vulnerable Veterans Housing Reform Act...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
May 08, 2013
National Low Income Housing Coalition
The Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued guidance from its Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) regarding cost saving measures that public housing authorities (PHAs) must take...
Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, State News, Supportive Housing
May 03, 2013
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On Thursday, May 2, 2013, the U.S Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced $72 million in grants to be provided through HUD’s Continuum of Care Program. This is the...
Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
April 24, 2013
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
In a first of its kind study, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development evaluated the effects of four different interventions to help families experiencing homelessness: community-based...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News
April 19, 2013
National Alliance to End Homelessness
A new report on The State of Homelessness in America 2013 is full of mixed news. While the overall homelessness rate throughout the country has decreased by a slight 1%, veteran and chronic...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
April 19, 2013
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The bulk of America’s working poor are part-timers, women, black, Hispanic, and they lack the formal education of their peers. In the report, “A Profile of the Working Poor, 2011,...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
April 17, 2013
On April 10, 2013 President Obama released his FY14 budget request to Congress.  While many affordable housing programs administered by HUD and USDA did see cuts, some programs saw increases in...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News
April 15, 2013
The 2nd U.S Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Westchester County Executive was “in violation of the duty to promote source of income legislation under a consent decree.”  The...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Reports and Publications
March 20, 2013
Bipartisan Policy Center
A new report by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) charts a potential path forward for the nation’s housing policy, focusing on America’s challenges in the single-family and...
 

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