Public Feedback & Involvement, Tools & Strategies...

How can our agency encourage two-way conversations with the public to share ideas and expertise to improve our work? What specific tools and strategies should we use to encourage these public conversations?

Public Feedback & Involvement, Tools & Strategies...

KOA Camping as an Alternative

I would like to see state laws/local county laws changed to allow all KOA campgrounds, and state run campgrounds to allow people to camp there indefinitely, instead of for two weeks to 28 days at a time. These are so many people without homes now, but who do have trailers or RVs. These are the only places that can accomodate them, and right now families and people without homes need all the help they can get.So why hamper ...more »

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Develop an OpenHUD Social Strategy

Disruptive Technologies: A Holistic, Pragmatic Approach New technologies are emerging at a faster pace than Agencies can swallow. The rate of obsolescence outpaces the pace of change. Despite the new technology flood, Agencies lack a strategy to on-board these disruptions. As a result, they often react, flounder, or simply ignore them. We can solve these problems in four major areas of practice: Leadership ...more »

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Loan Modifications

Why can't the loan modifications from banks include a reduction in principle. I thought this was implemented, but have not heard of it taking place. As long as we cap it at no less than 25% of the original home value. Does it not make more sense for a bank to make this arrangment with the existing home owner instead of short saling it or letting it go into foreclosure. The bank will surely see less than 25% of the ...more »

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Accountability, Transparency, Collaboration

Many of the Local Agency have developed wonderful plans that outline services, some even outline specific goals and outcomes. I think it is important for the three tiers, federal, state and local to be on the same page. This means policies that not only support owners but also support tenants rights. A task force which consists of participants of the section 8 program should be developed on a state level and federal ...more »

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