Julián Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary

Julián Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD Secretary

Former San Antonio mayor takes over for Shaun Donovan

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Byron Wien still holds his line

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Items Tagged with 'Military'


HUD, VA give more vouchers to help veterans

September 27, 2013
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs started a third round of HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing funding, bringing the total amount of vouchers supplied through HUD-VASH to 58,250.
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Defense credit unions prepare for government shutdown

Establish processes to help servicemembers, civilian military
September 25, 2013
Defense credit unions are working to ensure support programs are available for servicemembers and civilian military staff who may be impacted by a government shut-down.
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$1.8 million grant helps veterans find housing

Nonprofit works to connect veterans with benefits
August 30, 2013
A nonprofit in Washington state received a $1.8 million grant to help veterans on the brink of homelessness find stable housing. The goal is to aid 240 veterans in the Tacoma area.
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Housing nonprofits march in step with returning soldiers

February 22, 2013
As U.S. military operations subside overseas, more young men and women are returning home and looking for housing.Such a search could prove difficult after time overseas,...
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Awful early to make predictions on bill to extend debt relief

February 24, 2012
There is some buzzing around Capitol Hill Friday on the impending expiration of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007. For those of you unfamiliar,...
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Congress approves payroll tax cut extension through 2012

February 17, 2012
A payroll tax cut and jobless benefits measure passed both the House and Senate Friday after lawmakers reached a compromise earlier this week.The House voted 293-132...
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DocMagic Provides New 'Sergeant Doc' Bunny to Thousands of Children

February 3, 2012
DocMagic, Inc., an industry provider of automated loan document production and compliance solutions, said that earlier this year it had teamed with the 315th U.S. Army...
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Obama's win tied to home price declines, foreclosures

November 5, 2008
The OC Register's Jon Lansner has a great post up this morning that looks at the states Obama carried versus McCain, and the relative price declines and foreclosures in each, using data from First American CoreLogic. In total, he suggests that states representing nearly 80 percent of the nation's foreclosure mess went to Obama: Obama
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Obama's Plan: Fraud Prevention, Bankruptcy Reform

October 10, 2008
Illinois Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's proposal to fix the housing market is a four-pronged plan to "protect homeownership and crack down on mortgage fraud," according to his campaign Web site.
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Housing Woes Moving to Center Stage in 2008 Election

June 9, 2008
Senate Democrats used horrible unemployment figures released last Friday as an opportunity to remind American voters that the economy -- and by extension, housing and mortgages -- will figure prominently in the jockeying between parties heading towards November. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, called Friday's jobs data a "wake-up call for those who do not think that we need to address this crisis."
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