Department of Housing and Urban Development

November 8, 2018, 10am PST
Linking zoning reform mandates to CDBG funding is not an effective way to change exclusionary zoning.
Brookings
July 2, 2018, 8am PDT
The retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy introduces the possibility that a future court will overturn the doctrine of disparate impact central to fair housing practices and policies.
CityLab
April 3, 2018, 6am PDT
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?
The New York Times
March 10, 2018, 1pm PST
Although it's unclear if the change is final, it's been widely reported that leadership at the U.S. Department of Housing and Development is pushing to remove wording about racial discrimination from the organization's mission statement.
The Huffington Post
March 6, 2018, 5am PST
Another in a string of detailed exposés on the working conditions and policy agenda of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under the leadership of Secretary Ben Carson.
The New York Times
January 29, 2018, 11am PST
A new rule will make it easier to send vouchers for rent assistance to wealthier neighborhoods. The Trump Administration is not a willing partner in this effort.
Next City
January 5, 2018, 9am PST
The Trump Administration is gutting a key requirement of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule enacted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Obama Administration.
The New York Times
December 18, 2017, 6am PST
Secretary Carson argues that local housing solutions can solve homelessness.
USA Today
December 11, 2017, 10am PST
In The Real Deal, HUD administrator Lynne Patton hints at a 10-point plan for New York and New Jersey.
The Real Deal
October 28, 2017, 11am PDT
Administrative changes announced by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will impact programs like the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships programs.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
August 22, 2017, 2pm PDT
You might have been waiting for this article, and its many revelations about life inside the Department of Housing and urban Development, since January or November.
New York
August 19, 2017, 5am PDT
Recently, the Department of Justice announced it would investigate college affirmative action programs for discrimination against whites. More recently, HUD announced that it was suspending an Obama-era rule meant to prevent segregation.
UrbDeZine
March 20, 2017, 8am PDT
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.
Curbed
March 16, 2017, 6am PDT
Next City explores the possible consequences of reported desire by the Trump Administration to cut $6 billion from the budget of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Next City
March 9, 2017, 11am PST
The Washington Post has a big scoop about the early draft of the Trump Administration's budget for the Department of Housing Urban Development.
The Washington Post
December 11, 2016, 5am PST
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.
Cleveland Plain-Dealer
October 24, 2016, 5am PDT
After beefing up the 1968 Fair Housing Act, the feds are guiding cities to compliance.
Next City
Feature
October 12, 2016, 5am PDT
The 2016 election presents a contest between two campaigns with fundamentally different views of fair housing in the United States—at a time when fair housing is a growing challenge with deep ramifications for the nation.
Jason Reece
June 30, 2016, 11am PDT
Ten new neighborhoods join 63 previous grant winners under the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Choice Neighborhoods Initiative.
Next City
Blog post
October 29, 2015, 2pm PDT
An op-ed explains the significance of the 2016 presidential election for the political clout of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Those supporting the agenda of HUD, according to this argument, should be wary of a Republican victory.
Edward Poteat