Posts Tagged: Housing

Project of the Week: Casa Pronta (One-Stop Shop for Housing Help)

http://www.casapronta.pt/CasaPronta/ On the spot house (or in portuguese «Casa Pronta») is a public service which allows to perform all the necessary formalities for the purchase and sale of home (buildings), with or without a mortgadge, the transfer of a bank loans to purchase house and other housing contracts, in a single window service. Buying a… Read more »

The social benefits of home ownership look more modest than they did and the economic costs much higher

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displaystory.cfm?story_id=13491933 This is an argument that many of the subsidies for home ownership, such as the interest tax deduction, wind up making housing cost more – which also increases the negative consequences of a recession since a considerable amount of individual wealth is tied into housing.

About HUD.gov’s internship program

Does anyone have any insight on the next Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) at HUD’s New York’s regional office. I’ve been reaching out to HUD representatives, the NY regional office and USA.gov, but I CAN NOT get any information from them. Is there anyone in the inner circles of government who can assist me? I… Read more »