Saturday, April 25, 2015

Nutter and Other Mayors Meet WIth HUD Secretary

We just got this from the mayor's press office:

Nutter and Other Mayors Meet WIth HUD Secretary

We just got this from the mayor's press office:


Mayors to advocate for continued federal support of Community Development Block Grants


WHO: Mayor Michael Nutter, Second Vice-President, U.S. Conference of Mayors
Mayor Elizabeth Kautz, Burnsville, Minnesota, President, USCM
Mayor Setti Warren, Newton, Massachusetts, Chair, USCM Community Development and Housing Committee
Mayor Ralph Becker, Salt Lake City, Utah, Vice-Chair, USCM Community Dept. and Housing Committee
Mayor James Brainard, Carmel, Indiana
Mayor Bill Finch, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Tom Cochran, CEO/Executive Director, USCM

WHAT: This delegation will meet with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan to discuss impact of the Community Development Block Grant Program and the importance of continued federal support for this program. Federal funding through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program provides communities with resources to address a variety of community development needs, including affordable housing and expanded economic opportunities, particularly for low- and moderate-income residents. Established in 1974, the CDBG program is one of the longest ongoing and successful HUD programs. Mayor Nutter will be available for interviews immediately following the meeting with Secretary Donovan.

WHERE: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20410

WHEN: Monday, November 29, 2010 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


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