U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) http://www.kunc.org en New Funding Announced For Colorado Flood Recovery Efforts http://www.kunc.org/post/new-funding-announced-colorado-flood-recovery-efforts <p>Communities impacted by September’s massive floods can now <a href="http://dola.colorado.gov/cdbg-dr/" target="_blank">apply for funding</a> from a new federal grant. Fri, 02 May 2014 19:50:22 +0000 Erin OToole 56078 at http://www.kunc.org New Funding Announced For Colorado Flood Recovery Efforts HUD Releases Millions For Flood Ravaged Communities http://www.kunc.org/post/hud-releases-millions-flood-ravaged-communities <p>Some good news for towns hit hardest by September’s flooding. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced availability of nearly $63 million in federal recovery funds to help individuals and communities rebuild.</p><p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:15:48 +0000 Nathan Heffel 52623 at http://www.kunc.org HUD Releases Millions For Flood Ravaged Communities 5-Year High In Consumer Confidence Bodes Well For Economy http://www.kunc.org/post/5-year-high-consumer-confidence-bodes-well-economy The economy "is unlikely to slow in the short-term, and may even moderately pick up," economist Lynn Franco predicted Tuesday <a href="http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4855" target="_blank">as the Conference Board released its latest survey on consumer confidence</a>.<p>The business research group, where Franco is director of economic indicators, said its index rose to a five-year high of 81.4 in June — up from May's 74.3. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:09:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 46283 at http://www.kunc.org 5-Year High In Consumer Confidence Bodes Well For Economy Federal Funds Announced To Help Colorado Homeless Veterans http://www.kunc.org/post/federal-funds-announced-help-colorado-homeless-veterans <p>Federal funding totaling $60 million will provide permanent supportive housing for some 9,000 homeless veterans <a href="http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=HUDVASH2013R1FundChart.pdf" target="_blank">nationwide</a>. That includes $1,085,107 to assist up to 180 homeless veterans in Colorado. Wed, 29 May 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Emily Boyer 45018 at http://www.kunc.org Federal Funds Announced To Help Colorado Homeless Veterans Jobless Claims Drop, But Stay In Recent Range http://www.kunc.org/post/jobless-claims-drop-stay-recent-range There were 340,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, down 23,000 from the week before, <a href="http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/ui/current.htm" target="_blank">the Employment and Training Administration reports</a>.<p>The decline <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/16/184451558/conflicting-signals-from-latest-economic-indicators" target="_blank">follows something of a spike</a>. But in reality, the drop just means that claims continue to run at the pace they've been setting since late 2011. Thu, 23 May 2013 13:02:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 44711 at http://www.kunc.org