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HUD Awards Accenture Federal $127M BPA to Modernize Ginnie Mae’s Securitization Platform; Elaine Beeman Quoted

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has received a $127 million blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide information technology (IT) software development services for Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae), the company announced on Wednesday

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Will Hurd, U.S. Representative of Texas, His Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Will Hurd, U.S. Representative of Texas, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Hurd for his efforts to strengthen U.S. national security, including government reform, information technology, homeland security and intelligence.

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Report: HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Eyed for OMB Top Post

President Barack Obama is set to nominate Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan to the top post at the Office of Management and Budget, the New York Times reported Saturday. Ryan McDermott writes Donovan would replace outgoing OMB chief Sylvia Mathews Burwell and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro would take …

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Report: HUD Setting Aside 7 Days For Full Shutdown

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is planning to reserve seven working days between May and September for shutting down completely as it implements sequestration cuts, Federal Times reports. Stephen Losey writes HUD will furlough its entire 9,100-person workforce for one day per pay period, where headquarters and field …

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New HUD Website Features Sustainable Housing Best Practices

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has a new online resource providing information on local and regional strategies for sustainable housing. HUD’s Sustainable Communities Resource Center features best practices from sustainable communities in California. HUD also includes links to information on economic competitiveness, green building and regional planning. HUD …

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