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Tag Archives: HUD

Griego: The undeniable promise of Sun Valley

The rare celebratory press conference was held earlier this month in Sun Valley, the tucked-away Westside Denver community whose poverty has long been hidden on […]...

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December 30, 2016 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Weathering disaster

"We've had the worst flooding in the history of the state and yet, because of the shutdown, we don't have the resources to address it," Hickenlooper said. ...

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October 15, 2013 Movable Feast, The Blogs
HUD directs cash, rebuilding aid to Colorado fire victims

HUD directs cash, rebuilding aid to Colorado fire victims

In the last 24 hours, Coloradans have gained a more clear picture of the kind of aid the Obama administration and federal authorities will offer to help address the wildfires raging in the state and aid displaced residents. ...

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June 29, 2012 Center Well, Politics
Fed’s mortgage modification program: Keep your house, lose your credit

Fed’s mortgage modification program: Keep your house, lose your credit

Americans who choose to take advantage of the government's Home Affordable Modification Program as it stands today are entering into a buyer-beware system that may deliver short-term relief but also long-term pain. Although the program, known as HAMP, works...

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April 8, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
O’Keefe and Breitbart prep sting targeting Detroit Free Press

O’Keefe and Breitbart prep sting targeting Detroit Free Press

Writing at Wired, Noah Schactman reports an upcoming O’Keefe-Breitbart sting operation. This one targets an Obama tax credit program run through state offices of Housing […]...

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March 11, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Program for first-time homebuyers ripe for abuse, housing advocates charge

Program for first-time homebuyers ripe for abuse, housing advocates charge

When U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced last week that first-time homebuyers soon will be permitted to turn their $8,000 tax credit for purchasing a property into downpayment money, he called the development “exciting” and “a real...

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May 21, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Forget Fannie and Freddie. HUD has its own housing crisis

Forget Fannie and Freddie. HUD has its own housing crisis

Everyone knows about the crisis facing homeowners. But what about those who can't afford a home? Colorado is excepted to scoop up nearly $61 million in federal stimulus funds to build and renovate public housing, weatherize public and low-income housing, and...

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February 18, 2009 Blog, Politics

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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