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  • Posted by Shelley Poticha, Beth Osborne, and John Frece on July 9, 2010 at 11:37 AM

    The Sustainable Communities Partnership team describes the progress they've made over the last year and invite you to join them in a Live Chat next Thursday, July 15 at 2:00pm EST.



  • Posted by Alaina Beverly on July 7, 2010 at 3:36 PM

    This is the first in a series of blogs that will detail the work of the White House Office of Urban Affairs in coordinating the development of a national urban policy agenda.



  • Posted by Alaina Beverly on July 2, 2010 at 5:46 PM

    A weekly look at recent and upcoming events in urban policy from the Office of Urban Affairs.



  • Posted by Derek Douglas on June 30, 2010 at 2:56 PM

    Last week, the Administration issued the second annual place-based policy guidance as part of the preparation for the FY 2012 budget, building on last year's efforts to take a comprehensive look at how federal policy impact places and the people who live there.



  • Posted by Alaina Beverly on June 25, 2010 at 6:20 PM

    A weekly look at recent and upcoming events in urban policy from the Office of Urban Affairs.



  • Posted by Derek Douglas on June 25, 2010 at 10:49 AM

    Yesterday, HUD Secretary Donovan announced the Sustainable Communities Regional Planning grant, building on the work and success of the Sustainable Communities Partnership. These efforts are prime examples of President Obama's broader urban and metropolitan agenda that aims to break down traditional government silos and leverage resources to invest in cities and metros in a comprehensive and integrated way.



  • Posted by Melody Barnes on June 23, 2010 at 5:53 PM

    Lead Cabinet Secretaries from the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) joined USICH Director Barbara Poppe to unveil and submit "Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness" to the President and Congress.



  • Posted by Alaina Beverly on June 18, 2010 at 6:10 PM

    A weekly look at recent and upcoming events in urban policy from the Office of Urban Affairs.



  • Posted by Barbara Poppe on June 16, 2010 at 9:35 AM

    Barbara Poppe, Executive Director of the US Interagency Council on Homelessness, announces the release of the nation’s first comprehensive strategy to prevent and end homelessness.



  • Posted by Alaina Beverly on June 11, 2010 at 5:29 PM

    A weekly look at recent and upcoming events in urban policy from the Office of Urban Affairs.