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Developing a healthy community through revitalization

GARY | If you reside on a block with an abandoned building it would mean a $7,000 decrease in your home's value.

July 22, 2014 5:00 pm
Gary launches Obama administration assistance program

Gary launches Obama administration assistance program

GARY | City officials announced Thursday the launch of a federal program designed to help revitalize Gary.

July 17, 2014 7:00 pm
McDermott expresses support for Housing Choice Voucher

McDermott expresses support for Housing Choice Voucher

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said in a mandated statement Monday the Hammond Housing Authority will continue to help families through the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

April 29, 2014 6:30 pm Related

HUD provides $5.8M to NWI housing authorities

Public housing authorities throughout Northwest Indiana will receive about $5.8 million for large-scale improvements to public housing units.

March 19, 2014 6:45 pm

McDermott: City settled with former housing director

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. told The Times on Friday he agreed to settle a March 2012 discrimination complaint filed by ousted Hammond Housing Authority Director Maria Becerra rather than drag the city through a potentially expensive legal battle.

February 22, 2014 11:00 pm

HUD to partner with Gary Housing Authority to shore up financial management

GARY | The Gary Housing Authority and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will partner to improve financial management and physical conditions at the city's public housing, officials said Thursday.

August 01, 2013 6:00 pm
HUD official praises Gary, region for development plans

HUD official praises Gary, region for development plans

For the second month in a row, a high-ranking federal agency representative praised Northwest Indiana public officials and organizations for their work toward implementing long-term economic and community development plans.

September 10, 2012 5:00 pm Photos



Why can't NWI seniors have same service as Arizona?

Curious senior? I am 81, recently moved to the Housing and Urban Development housing unit I am very thankful for.

June 13, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond ranks high in home rehabs

HAMMOND | When it comes to buying and selling homes through a federal grant program, Hammond is one of the best, reports show.

December 18, 2011 12:00 am

LaPorte, Michigan City awarded federal housing money to help local residents

LAPORTE COUNTY | Two local communities were awarded U.S. Housing and Urban Development grants to help families and elderly people receiving government assistance.

September 14, 2011 5:00 pm

Hammond will pay businesses to expand

HAMMOND | The city will give for-profit businesses zero-interest loans of up to $30,000 that don't have to be repaid if the business hires a low- or moderate-income Hammond resident.

February 05, 2011 3:00 pm

Sen. Bayh to visit Gary for demolitions Monday

GARY | U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., will join Mayor Rudy Clay in Gary on Monday morning to witness the demolition of two vacant structures, according to news releases from the city and senator.

December 18, 2010 8:00 pm
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