Tag Archives: HUD

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: Agencies Use Cloud Tech to Reduce FOIA Backlog

Federal agencies have been using cloud-computing technologies to help process Freedom of Information Act requests, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller said migration-as-a-solution is growing in popularity as most departments want a virtual environment that can systematically load, find and process documents such as automatic redaction. At the Federal …

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4 Federal Agencies Closed to the Public Friday

Four federal agencies will not be open to the public Friday as nearly 5 percent of the total federal workforce will be on furlough due to sequestration, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller writes the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Environmental Protection Agency, Internal Revenue Service and the Office …

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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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HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to Head Federal Sandy Recovery Programs

President Barack Obama has selected Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan to supervise the government’s long-term Hurricane Sandy recovery programs, GovExec reports. Citing a statement from Obama, Kedar Pavgi writesDonovan will work with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other agencies under the National Disaster Recovery Framework. The programs …

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Law, Publishing Vet Maurice Jones Now HUD’s New Deputy Secretary

Maurice Jones was sworn into his new position as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Wednesday, according to a HUD announcement. Jones joins the department from Norfolk, Va.-based publishing organization Pilot Media and will oversee HUD’s daily operations, including 8,900 employees and a $47 billion …

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