Issue of Community Builders on the Front Line|
At 900 strong, Community Builders now represent a significant presence at
HUD both in terms of sheer numbers and in terms of the fantastic
work CBs are engaged in across the country.
of Community Builders Roundtable
The National Office of the Community Builder Fellowship created and launched
the "Community Builders Roundtable" on April 14 to offer Community
Builders national and local insight into issues affecting the communities
Builders, Public Trust Officers Help Families Recover, Communities Rebuild|
Community Builders and Public Trust Officers sprung into action following
the May 3rd tornadoes which ripped through communities in and around Oklahoma
City, Tulsa, and Wichita, Kansas, leaving devastation in their tracks.
Builders Add a New Twist to National Home Ownership Week 1999
From June 5th through 12th, hundreds of communities across the country will
host events to highlight the importance of homeownership. This years
theme is "Make the American Dream a Reality."
Helping Muncie Improve Resident Participation in Community Development|
The City of Muncie, Indiana needed a way to increase its local capacity
to address community needs. Ball State University had a ready supply of
22 energetic and talented undergraduate students. The question remained,
"how do you connect the two?"
Builders gather to learn from each other
In two regions of the country, Secretarys Representatives have led
retreats designed to introduce new Fellows and share knowledge and ideas
among all HUD Community Builders.
Community Builders Hold Fair Housing Summit Fair Lending Agreement Unveiled|
Nearly 200 community members convened for Marylands Summit on Fair
Housing on April 21st. The summit was co-sponsored by the Baltimore Urban
League and HUDs Maryland Office.