November 27. Thanksgiving Day. Federal Government and HUD USER closed. HUD USER also closed November 28.
December 2-4.Partners for Smart Growth Conference: Profitable Development-Liveable Communities-Environmental Quality, Baltimore, MD. Contact: Urban Land Institute (800) 535-1201.
December 3-5.Affordable Housing Finance: Putting the Deal Together and Bringing It All HOME, Cleveland, OH. Contact: Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (202) 857-1197.
December 12.Guide to Proposal Writing, New York, NY. Contact: Foundation Center (212) 691-1828.
Dissertation Grants Available
HUD's Office of University Partnerships announces the fifth round of its Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants Program. The purpose of these grants is to encourage doctoral candidates to engage in policy-relevant community, housing, and urban development research. Topics may come from a wide range of disciplines and should reflect HUD's commitment to revitalizing communities, strengthening families, fostering economic growth, and promoting greater housing choices.
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