Department of Housing and Urban Development

An artist's rendering of part of 'The Big U', one of several winning entries announced in the 'Rebuild by Design' competition on June 2, 2014. (credit: Big Team/Rebuild by Design)

Feds Pick Winners Of Post-Sandy Storm Protection Design Contest

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on Monday will visit the New York and New Jersey to announce winners in the Rebuild By Design competition.

06/02/2014

The skyline of Lower Manhattan is shown in this aerial view. (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NYC Landlord Accused Of Discrimination Against Disabled Pair With Service Dog

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development announced housing discrimination charges against the landlord and his company on Monday.

12/30/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

04/29/2013

A home along the Jersey Shore in Beach Haven damaged by superstorm Sandy - Nov. 10, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

HUD Secretary Announces Extended Mortgage Assistance For Sandy Victims

Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, said that families who are rebuilding and have FHA loans can put off making their mortgage payments for another 12 months.

04/12/2013

New York Harbor is seen from Chopper 880 (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Bloomberg On Storm Barrier Idea: ‘Not In Your Lifetime’

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan has signed an agreement with the Netherlands to share information on how to rebuild the northeast to better protect it against tidal surges, specifically including the possibility of storm barriers on the coastline.

03/05/2013

Governor Chris Christie, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Mayor Dina Long walk down Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright, N.J. Feb. 7, 2013. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

HUD Secretary Discusses Ways To Cut Sandy Red Tape, Meets With Gov. Christie

As the federal government releases its first batches of aid for recovery from superstorm Sandy, Shaun Donovan, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has been visiting some of the areas hardest hit.

02/07/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Of Government And Cities

The two candidates were asked in the CBS Local Forum: What is your urban agenda? Name a few struggling cities and define how your agenda would specifically affect them?

10/10/2012

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester County)

Federal Judge Sides With Astorino On Westchester Housing

A county executive’s veto of an anti-discrimination bill didn’t violate a housing settlement with the federal government, a judge has ruled.

03/20/2012

Mortgage Due (file / credit: clipart.com)

NYC U.S. Att’y Sues Allied Home Mortgage For Fraud

The federal government sued one of the nation’s largest privately held mortgage brokers, saying its decade-long fraudulent lending practices cost the government hundreds of millions of dollars and forced thousands of American homeowners to lose their homes.

11/01/2011

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Westchester County Executive Meets With HUD Secretary In Washington

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says he came to no agreement with Shaun Donovan, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about Westchester’s housing desegregation settlement.

07/27/2011

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester County)

Westchester County Executive Fuming Over Housing Settlement

Rob Astorino says he won’t work with a gun to his head.

07/15/2011