Thursday, July 31, 2014

MSG Awarded IDIQ with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Strategic Planning and Management

The Office of Strategic Planning and Management (OSPM) works to make the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) more efficient and effective by driving change across the Department. OSPM manages HUD’s strategic planning, working with the Secretary, his senior leadership team, and external stakeholders. Specifically, OSPM determines strategic priorities and change efforts, tracks how HUD is doing against its targets, and ensures HUD’s grants are getting to high-performing grantees quickly. OSPM has multiple divisions working across these areas to achieve its goals and objectives.

The Office of Departmental Grants Management and Oversight (ODGMO or GMO) establishes an... read full article

Monday, July 28, 2014

MSG to Support National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

MSG is proud to announce that it will be supporting the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse as a subcontractor to Fathers Incorporated, a non-profit dedicated to strengthening community and family infrastructures. The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, found at, is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families.


MSG will be supporting the mission of the Clearinghouse by providing on-demand logistics services for key outreach events and dissemination campaigns. Noted... read full article

Monday, July 21, 2014

MSG "Location Affordability Index" Featured in Businessweek

A recent article in the "Markets and Finance" section of Businessweek made note of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's "Location Affordability Index".

The LAI resides on the Location Affordability Portal, which was designed and developed by MSG. It is aimed at homebuyers, policymakers, researchers, and HUD grantees and provides a customized look at the combined cost of Housing and Transportation for different household types nationwide. The LAP collects data from multiple sources, utilizes algorithms to generate required reports, contains a resource library, extensive documentation on the methodology, case studies, and 2 cutting edge GIS-based tools. This high-p... read full article