March 30, 2012, 2pm PDT
The satirical newspaper <em>the Onion</em> reports on efforts by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to boost their brand recognition.
February 19, 2012, 7am PST
Kaid Benfield brings attention to HUD's new Sustainable Communities Resource Center website, which provides best practices case studies and other information resources.
February 13, 2012, 9am PST
<em>NewPublicHealth</em> recently published an interview with HUD’s Raphael Bostic on the nexus between Housing Policy and Public Health, and the steps the Feds are taking to improve people's health through housing.
January 19, 2012, 11am PST
Writing in Grist, Greg Hanscom's position is that under Obama's guidance, the Federal Government has shifted away from subsidizing sprawl and towards reviving cities. Agree?
July 12, 2011, 1pm PDT
Six pilot cities are selected for the launch of a new federal, interagency initiative know as 'Strong Cities, Strong Communities': Fresno, New Orleans, Detroit, Cleveland, Memphis and Chester, PA.
July 7, 2011, 12pm PDT
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.
May 31, 2011, 7am PDT
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 16, 2011, 2pm PDT
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.
April 19, 2011, 5am PDT
Congressional budget cuts spare some favorite programs of transportation reformers and smart growth advocates.
February 18, 2011, 12pm PST
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.
February 9, 2011, 11am PST
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.
February 4, 2011, 6am PST
The Oglala Lakota community hopes plans to boost development will come to fruition after the Housing and Urban Development approves a grant.
January 28, 2011, 8am PST
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has introduced a new bill proposing to completely defund the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
December 10, 2010, 2pm PST
The federal government is attempting to pay closer attention to urban issues, and its Department of Housing and Urban Development is leading the way.
October 18, 2010, 12pm PDT
HUD has awarded $98 million to 45 regions throughout the country in an effort to spur more sustainability planning efforts.
October 5, 2010, 12pm PDT
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan talks with PBS about the department's new approach of integrating transportation and housing policy.
August 26, 2010, 7am PDT
Applicants have until November 22 to submit applications for a new round of HOPE VI funds.
July 10, 2010, 1pm PDT
The Obama administration is trying to rein in suburban sprawl. But is it any match for 70 years of unsustainable development?
July 8, 2010, 10am PDT
Whitehouse.gov held a live online event on July 15th at 2pm EDT/11am PDT on sustainable communities. All of the questions were submitted and chosen by Planetizen readers. An archive of the event can be viewed here.
May 14, 2010, 10am PDT
After a lawsuit in New York State, HUD has taken up the stick and is threatening to terminate funding to housing programs if civil rights fair housing regulations are not met.
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