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Hurricane Katrina: Nine Years Later
Nine years ago, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast. Today, HUD is rethinking disaster recovery to build a more resilient future.
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Ending Veteran Homelessness
Since 2010, homelessness among veterans has fallen by 33 percent. But there's more work to do.
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CDBG Turns 40
On August 22, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford signed a law creating one of HUD's hallmark programs - the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
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The Latest Housing Market Trends
Housing trends tell us a lot about the health of our economy. HUD's latest report shows we have more to do, but we're on the right path.
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President Obama visits HUD
On Thursday, July 31, President Obama joined Secretary Castro and talked about how HUD employees are expanding opportunity for all Americans.
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Knowing Your Cost of Housing and Transportation Makes You a Better Consumer

Written by: Harriet Tregoning

For many families, buying a home is the single most important financial decision of their lives. But just as important as choosing the right type of home is the decision of where that home should be. The housing market provides a wide variety of options at different price points for potential homebuyers and renters—from a condominium on a busy downtown street, to a suburban home with a two-car garage, to a fixer-upper in a revitalizing neighborhood.

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Open Government Initiative

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HUD Implementation of the Recovery Act

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Making Home Affordable

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Innovation of the Day

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Innovation of the Day