Ben Carson

Homeless Camp

HUD's New 'Find Shelter' Website Offers Support for Struggling Americans

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development launched the Find Shelter tool earlier in January.

January 21, 2021 - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Suburbs

What Trump Gets Wrong About America’s Suburbs

The Trump administration’s talk about protecting the suburbs is based on misrepresentations of who really lives in suburbs and what these communities need.

August 30, 2020 - The Avenue (Brookings)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Ben Carson’s Clear Disdain for Fair and Affordable Housing

Carson has spent much of his time as HUD secretary attacking the housing programs, initiatives, and regulations central to the agency’s mission.

August 26, 2020 - Curbed

HUD

Opinion Writers Oppose Trump's Proposed Changes to Fair Housing Laws

A former housing and urban development secretary and a professor of sociology oppose the Trump administration's proposed changes to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule.

February 18, 2020 - The New York Times

HUD

Amid Turmoil, HUD Relaxes Fair Housing Enforcement

The department's activities, or lack thereof, under the Trump administration have caused housing advocates a lot of consternation. Under Ben Carson, is HUD abandoning its fair housing mission?

April 3, 2018 - The New York Times

Trump Campaign

Pushing Against HUD, Fair Housing Activists Look to Procedure

With the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule on the ropes, a legal strategy has emerged to challenge HUD's plan to delay enforcement.

January 19, 2018 - CityLab

Affordable Housing

'CarsonWatch': New Housing Justice Coalition Fights Trump Agenda

National organizations are mobilizing around housing as a human right.

August 11, 2017 - Right to the City

Cambirdge

Trump Raises Stakes For Urban Journalism

At an annual gathering of land use journalists, we came away with more questions than answers about how the Trump administration will treat cities.

April 13, 2017 - Josh Stephens

HUD

HUD: The Basics on an Embattled Agency

HUD has a complicated and controversial history, and it's all coming into play as the Trump Administration proposes funding cuts and installs problematic leadership.

March 20, 2017 - Curbed

Social Justice

Black Lives Matter Movement Fights to Change Policy, City by City

The Black Lives Matter movement has seen legislative successes in advocating policies at the city level, but the Trump Administration will pose new challenges.

March 5, 2017 - Next City

Trump, Carson, and 'Inner Cities'

Both during the campaign and his victory speech, President-elect Trump referenced the troubled conditions of 'inner cities.' A Tufts professor offers advice for the new administration if it really wants to help.

December 11, 2016 - Cleveland Plain-Dealer

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