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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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  • 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...
  • Suspicions fire racial tensions

    Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
  • Same speculation, different styles for O'Malley, Cuomo

    Same speculation, different styles for O'Malley, Cuomo
    By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
  • City to lose federal housing workers

    City to lose federal housing workers
    Nearly three dozen workers at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development office in Baltimore — roughly a third of the agency's workforce in Maryland — are being forced to transfer out of state or take a buyout. The choice, which...
  • Council to consider funding housing for homeless

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to consider approving a loan of up to $500,000 to help pay for permanent housing for the city's homeless population. If approved by the council and the city's Housing Authority, which replaced the...
  • Ask the L.A. mayor candidates: What about helping the homeless who live on our streets?

    During separate video interviews with the Los Angeles Times last month, candidates for L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel responded to questions from individual voters. Among them is Mollie Lowrey, who asked: What will the candidates do to help...
  • Costa Mesa moves forward with housing for homeless

    At a short meeting Tuesday night, the Costa Mesa City Council saw what acting mayor Wendy Leece called "a defining moment" in the city's history, by taking another step forward in its development of permanent supportive housing for the city's homeless...
  • Harford receives more federal funds to help its homeless population

    Harford County was recently awarded nearly $867,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Continuum of Care, or CoC, Program to help homeless people find shelter and other services. The funding increased about 6...
  • Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown

    Businesses are feeling effect of partial government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The effect of the partial government shutdown began hitting businesses Tuesday, with the potential for bigger problems if federal agencies remained closed more than a few days. A budget stalemate left many agencies with no money,...