Department of Housing and Urban Development

Who Will Hold the Real Power Position at HUD?
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Who Will Hold the Real Power Position at HUD?

The deputy secretary actually runs the place on a day-to-day basis. More

HUD Unintentionally Leaks Personal Info of Nearly 500K People
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HUD Unintentionally Leaks Personal Info of Nearly 500K People

Two separate incidents were discovered earlier this year. More

American Needs a Housing Czar
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American Needs a Housing Czar

Job one would be balancing the needs of all stakeholders with an emphasis on... More

Feds Reject Housing Plan Meant to Help Minorities Stay in SF
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Feds Reject Housing Plan Meant to Help Minorities Stay in SF

HUD raises concerns that the plan could violate the Fair Housing Act. More

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The Nation's 15 Most Affordable Housing Markets--To Buy or Rent--for Millennials The Nation's 15 Most Affordable Housing Markets--To Buy or Rent--for Millennials

RealtyTrac used Census data first, to filter house price data and local age household demographics to get to counties with a high percentage of millennials. It then sorted that combo by the percentage of income spent on housing payments--including mortgage, insurance, taxes and maintenance--and the percentage of income spent on the average rent for a 3-bedroom home as assigned the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Finally, it took the 15 counties with the lowest percentages in each sort to determine 15 Most Affordable Markets for Buying and 15 Most Affordable Markets for Renting. More

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Modular Homes Put Efficiency to the Test Modular Homes Put Efficiency to the Test

Test homes will compare three approaches to energy efficiency. More

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Senate Makes Castro Convertible to HUD Secretary Senate Makes Castro Convertible to HUD Secretary

HousingWire's Ben Lane reports that the Senate voted Wednesday to confirm San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro as chief of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Castro was confirmed by a 71-26 vote. More

And, Heeeeeeeeere's Shaunnie!
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And, Heeeeeeeeere's Shaunnie!

As the U.S. economy gradually strengthens, many folks still argue that renting a... More

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What’s Your Ideal Production House of the ’60s?

BUILDER is trying to find the production house that best exemplifies the 60's. More

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New Life for Boston's Old Colony New Life for Boston's Old Colony

The redevelopment of the U.S.'s oldest public affordable housing development combines sustainable design with new neighborhood amenities. More

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