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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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  • Survey: Federal workers still willing to put in extra effort as job satisfaction drops

    After Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant melted down in 2011, Nathan Sanfilippo joined a team at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission charged with evaluating what went wrong and determining how to prevent a similar disaster in the United States. Developing a...
  • Focusing on the root causes of homelessness [Letter]

    Focusing on the root causes of homelessness [Letter]
    Your recent article on the city's homeless people cries out for clarification ("Addressing the intractable problem of homelessness in Baltimore," Dec. 2). Managing homelessness in an effective and humane way (i.e., sheltering those who have no place...
  • Is landlord retaliating for tenant's refusal to pay 'pet rent'?

    Question: I moved into a small fourplex a year ago with my service dog, a border collie named Harlan. I have a seizure disorder and Harlan alerts me when I am about to have a seizure. The apartment manager gave me no problems about my dog when I moved in,...
  • New housing gives homeless Osceola families hope, dignity

    New housing gives homeless Osceola families hope, dignity
    One day Derrik Smith was soaring as an orientation manager for a pizza place in Osceola. The next day, the chain unexpectedly converted to franchises and jettisoned Smith and others like so much excess ballast. Without warning or a fiscal parachute,...
  • Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors' survey says

    Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors' survey says
    Although the jobless rate is at its lowest level in five years and the stock market has surpassed its pre-recession high, the economic gains have not reached many poor urban residents, and 2014 could be even worse, a new survey said Wednesday....
  • FHA reports improvements in finances, but net worth still negative

    FHA reports improvements in finances, but net worth still negative
    The Federal Housing Administration, fresh from a $1.7-billion bailout, now projects that it will replenish its financial reserves to required levels in 2015, two years faster than it had predicted a year ago. The agency said its net worth remains in the...
  • Veterans' Housing Complex Shows Way Forward

    Stories that surround homelessness are often difficult to hear, especially when they come from men and women who have served in our military. Despite our best intentions and clear national goals, meeting the needs of our most vulnerable veterans remains a...
  • President of Greenleaf could get 5-year prison term for defrauding residents of new homes

    President of Greenleaf could get 5-year prison term for defrauding residents of new homes
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The co-owner and president of a closed real estate company that defrauded dozens of residents of new homes and investors in those homes pleaded guilty in Greene County Circuit Court on Tuesday.  Scott Dasal’s admissions follow...
  • Glendale nonprofit grants chopped back

    A business leadership summer camp for girls came under fire this week as the City Council, acting in its dual role as the Housing Authority, decided how to divvy up shrinking federal funds for public social services. Councilman Ara Najarian said he...
  • Federal innovation a matter of perspective

    The federal government has an innovation problem — or does it? The answer depends on whom you ask. Federal employees surveyed over the past three years have had a declining view of government innovation. But that doesn't mean Uncle Sam doesn't...
  • Veterans, advocates brace for cutbacks

    The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...