A discrimination lawsuit filed against the federal government and the state of Louisiana was settled this week in favor of homeowners who claimed that the way funds were distributed was biased against the poor.
Jul 7, 2011 The New York Times
Castle Square Apartments in Boston is currently being retrofitted in what is said to be the largest energy savings project of its kind. The low-income housing towers are receiving $6.7 million from HUD's Recovery Act Green Retrofit Program.
May 31, 2011 Metropolis Magazine
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has supported roughly 700 affordable housing projects around the country that have never been completed, some stalling out for over a decade.
May 16, 2011 The Infrastructurist
Congressional budget cuts spare some favorite programs of transportation reformers and smart growth advocates.
Apr 19, 2011 Streetsblog Capitol Hill
In an interview, the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan says that federal money will only go to those who embrace sustainability.
Feb 18, 2011 UrbanLand
US Department of Housing and Urban Development sees diverse crop of applicants for $100 million in grants going towards community development projects adhering to livability principles.
Feb 9, 2011 Metropolis
The Oglala Lakota community hopes plans to boost development will come to fruition after the Housing and Urban Development approves a grant.
Feb 4, 2011 The Huffington Post
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has introduced a new bill proposing to completely defund the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Jan 28, 2011 HousingWire
The federal government is attempting to pay closer attention to urban issues, and its Department of Housing and Urban Development is leading the way.
Dec 10, 2010 Next American City
HUD has awarded $98 million to 45 regions throughout the country in an effort to spur more sustainability planning efforts.
Oct 18, 2010 Next American City