WASHINGTON — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said yesterday his team is working closely with the Treasury Department to find ways to ensure liquidity for existing housing bonds, as well as a reliable market for new bonds.

Speaking at the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies’ spring conference here, he noted that although housing agencies can now issue an additional $10 billion of bonds thanks to this summer’s massive housing relief law, market conditions have made it nearly impossible to utilize that additional authority.

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