HUD http://wesa.fm en Larimer Awarded $30 Million Grant for Redevelopment http://wesa.fm/post/larimer-awarded-30-million-grant-redevelopment <p>After years of competing, Larimer has finally won a $30 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to move forward with redevelopment plans.</p><p>The announcement was made Monday by Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner and Assistant HUD Secretary Carol Galante at the Kingsley Center.</p><p>“This is really big,” U.S. Representative Michael Doyle (D - PA - 14) said. “We were up against 43 other communities all across the United States of America, this was a serious competition.”</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:02:43 +0000 Jessica Nath 31827 at http://wesa.fm Larimer Awarded $30 Million Grant for Redevelopment Peduto Part of Group of Mayors Battling Homelessness Among Veterans http://wesa.fm/post/peduto-part-group-mayors-battling-homelessness-among-veterans <p>Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is one of a group of more than 75 Mayors and county officials who’ve signed on to a nation-wide plan to end homelessness among those who’ve served in the military. First Lady Michelle Obama this week kicked off the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.</p><p>“It really is a call to mayors and other elected officials to focus their attention on veterans who are homeless in our communities,” said Jane Vincent, regional administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Philadelphia.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:13:14 +0000 Deanna Garcia 30472 at http://wesa.fm Federal Housing Regulators Clarify Anti-Discrimination Policy http://wesa.fm/post/federal-housing-regulators-clarify-anti-discrimination-policy <p>The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a new rule regarding the enforcement of the Federal Fair Housing Act and instances of discriminatory impact. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:44:57 +0000 Deanna Garcia 1262 at http://wesa.fm