The U.S. Senate confirmed Julian Castro to take over the leadership of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The 39-year-old mayor of San Antonio will have a big challenge taking on the very entrenched bureaucracy of the agency. However, this rising political hopeful for the Democratic party will be able to bring more press attention to the agency and its mission. Read the full

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Rebuilding a Dream will have a powerful, postive impact on public opinion and nudge policymakers to renew the Johnson-era commitment to cities and housing, said Andre Shashaty, president of PSC and author of the book. Purchase your copy of the book at www.sustainabilitystore.org

Developing affordable housing near transit is one way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Now California is putting a new, dedicated source of revenue to work in service of that goal, earmarking $200 to $300 million per year for affordable homes built near transit lines. Read the whole story....
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