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Former BPC Housing Director Confirmed as HUD Deputy Secretary

Housing / Press Release September 14, 2017

BPC congratulates Pam Patenaude on her confirmation by the Senate today as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Former BPC Housing Director Tapped for HUD Deputy

Housing / Press Release May 4, 2017

BPC applauds President Trump’s decision to nominate Pam Patenaude to serve as deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Affordable housing, quality healthcare can let seniors age in place

Health / News November 9, 2016

One area that holds great bipartisan promise is more tightly connecting healthcare with the home to support America’s rapidly aging population.

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Put an End to Senior Homelessness

Housing / News August 4, 2016

Some chronically homeless adults are unable to break the cycle of homelessness and continue to age into their senior years without stable housing.

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America's elderly desperately need more affordable housing

Health / News May 22, 2016

Greater integration of our health care and housing systems will be essential to improve health outcomes for older adults and enable millions of Americans to age in place.

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Addressing the nexus of housing and healthcare

Housing / News June 17, 2015

By 2030, America will be home to 73 million individuals age 65 or older and 9 million who are 85 and older, a doubling of both groups since 2000.

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New effort launched to help seniors with housing, healthcare

Housing / News March 30, 2015

A new bipartisan initiative launched will develop policies aimed at improving seniors’ living situations while reducing healthcare costs.

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Mel Martinez and George Mitchell: Time to act on housing finance reform

Housing / News April 23, 2014

Sens. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) and Mike Crapo (R-Ida.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, must be doing something right. Their bipartisan proposal to reform our nation’s housing finance system is attracting critics from both ends of…

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Mel Martinez and George Mitchell: Crossing the finish line on housing finance reform

Mel Martinez, George Mitchell / News February 27, 2014

One year ago this week, we unveiled a plan to repair our nation’s broken housing finance system. Our goal in putting forth this plan was not just to make the case for a new system and detail its essential elements….

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Can immigration reform transform the housing market?

Henry Cisneros, , Mel Martinez / News December 10, 2013

As Congress restarts conversations about the federal budget and deficit reduction, the immigration reform debate is still front and center for many. As that debate unfolds, it is important to put some hard facts on the table. What are the…

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