RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

A collection of news and information related to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published by this site and its partners.

Top U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • Edwin Baker, Columbia planner and HUD official, dies

    Edwin Baker, Columbia planner and HUD official, dies
    Edwin "Ted" William Baker, one of Columbia's original planners and a world traveler whose pursuits included rough-terrain horseback riding, died of a cardiac arrest Tuesday. The Baltimore resident was 77. Mr. Baker grew up in California and earned a...
  • Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger

    Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger
    Kimberly Smith believed she was "in good hands" when she rented an East Baltimore rowhouse nearly 20 years ago that was part of a Kennedy Krieger Institute study of lead paint remediation techniques. Kennedy Krieger takes care of children, Smith thought...
  • Council authorizes plan to privatize some city pensions

    Council authorizes plan to privatize some city pensions
    Some future city workers will receive a 401(k)-style retirement plan rather than traditional pensions under a sweeping plan approved Monday by the City Council. The legislation — the result of a deal struck by Baltimore unions and Mayor...
  • L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs

    L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to plug a financing gap that threatened community programs once paid for with federal dollars, devoting more than $1.9 million in reserves to help sustain programs that include neighborhood...
  • City has plan to overhaul grants management

    To better account for hundreds of millions of grant dollars, Baltimore finance officials have a plan to overhaul city policies, train staff and keep records in a centralized database. Harry E. Black, the city’s finance director, said the project...
  • Out in the cold: Funding spat could leave LINK of Hampton Roads homeless with fewer options

    Out in the cold: Funding spat could leave LINK of Hampton Roads homeless with fewer options
    NEWPORT NEWS — The Peninsula's largest emergency homeless shelter may have to close down after a funding request was rejected. The request from LINK of Hampton Roads, which put up 552 homeless people this past winter, fell short not because of a...
  • Community comes out to discuss homeless facility

    It seemed as if all of Laguna Beach descended on City Council chambers Tuesday night. About 200 residents, some even standing outside City Hall if they couldn't find a place to sit or stand inside, were there to listen and provide input on a proposed...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Fee reduction?

    Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 officials presented initial plans to lower registration fees to about $50 per family next year, board members said at a recent committee of the whole meeting.. With a healthy reserve fund that is expected to...