HUD, MAYOR BING ANNOUNCE "TRANSITION PLAN" TO RETURN DETROIT HOUSING COMMISSION TO LOCAL CONTROL

DETROIT -U.S. Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Sandra B. Henriquez today joined Detroit Mayor Dave Bing to announce a transition plan to return the Detroit Housing Commission to local control. HUD assumed control of the agency in 2005.

HUD-GreatSchools Partnership

On December 6, 2011 Assistant Secretary Sandra Henriquez announced HUD’s partnership with GreatSchools, a national non-profit educational resource for parents. The purpose of this partnership is to give parents living in public housing or who receive HCV rental assistance greater access to local school information that will help them make more informed decisions about where to send their children to school.