New York, New Jersey Still Unprepared For Storm Like Hurricane Sandy, Report SaysThe Department of Housing and Urban Development’s former regional administrator Holly Leicht recommends 41 improvements.
Westchester County’s Zoning Laws ‘Deemed Acceptable’ Following Years-Long Fight With FedsWestchester County’s long-running fight with the federal government over allegations of housing discrimination reached a milestone Tuesday, impacting the county’s racial integration.
Survey Shows Increase In NYC Homelessness In 2014A new survey shows the number of homeless people in New York City has grown this year in almost every category: individuals, families and the chronically homeless.
Feds Pick Winners Of Post-Sandy Storm Protection Design ContestHousing 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.
NYC Landlord Accused Of Discrimination Against Disabled Pair With Service DogThe federal Department of Housing and Urban Development announced housing discrimination charges against the landlord and his company on Monday.
6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be DoneSandy 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.
HUD Secretary Announces Extended Mortgage Assistance For Sandy VictimsShaun 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.
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.
HUD Secretary Discusses Ways To Cut Sandy Red Tape, Meets With Gov. ChristieAs 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.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Of Government And CitiesThe 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?
Federal Judge Sides With Astorino On Westchester HousingA county executive's veto of an anti-discrimination bill didn't violate a housing settlement with the federal government, a judge has ruled.
NYC U.S. Att'y Sues Allied Home Mortgage For FraudThe 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.