U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

3 days ago
The Trump administration's critiques of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) took a strange turn this week.
The Real Deal
January 31, 2019, 12pm PST
Details are still forthcoming, but the big news out of New York City today is about the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development assuming new oversight powers over the city's troubled housing agency.
Politico
January 28, 2019, 10am PST
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is renewing program support for thousands of local programs that offer support and assistance to the homeless.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
January 9, 2019, 5am PST
The Supreme Court upheld the disparate impact doctrine at the heart of fair housing rules, along with many other anti-discrimination policies, in 2015. Still, the Trump administration is looking for ways to undermine disparate impact.
The Washington Post
December 28, 2018, 6am PST
Civil rights advocates are claiming that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is no longer in the business of enforcing fair housing laws.
The Washington Post
December 23, 2018, 5am PST
A new federal report finds a few reasons for optimism in a nationwide homeless count, but the numbers of homeless in the United States have grown for the second year in a row.
The New York Times
December 10, 2018, 7am PST
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is desperately in need of reform in its system of inspections and enforcement of living conditions in public housing.
The Southern Illinoisan
October 15, 2018, 6am PDT
More landlords are refusing Section 8 vouchers for housing, neither willing to deal with the federal bureaucracy nor to risk missing out on the peak windfall of an expansive rental market.
The New York Times
August 22, 2018, 11am PDT
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is taking on one big fish and a few little fish in the battle against housing discrimination.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
August 15, 2018, 6am PDT
Observers have been pointing out the contradictions in Secretary Ben Carson's justifications for a new approach to the Fair Housing Act.
Slate
August 13, 2018, 11am PDT
The Department of Housing and Urban Development will rewrite the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule approved by the Obama administration in 2015. HUD Secretary Ben Carson says the rule is "suffocating" affordable housing development.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Blog post
August 1, 2018, 12pm PDT

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development devoted an entire issue of a quarterly newsletter to land use regulations and the idea that local laws are strangling the nation's supply of affordable housing.

James Brasuell
June 12, 2018, 9am PDT
Blame it on the federal budget, says Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Carson.
The Hill
June 12, 2018, 7am PDT
A lawsuit and the resulting settlement forces the city of New York to improve the state of its public housing.
Associated Press via Crain's New York Business
June 6, 2018, 2pm PDT
Harris County has a home buyout program, designed to reduce the amount of residents living in flood-prone homes. But when it comes to home buyouts, a lot of money goes a little way.
Houston Chronicle
May 8, 2018, 5am PDT
Housing Advocates have filed a lawsuit to press the Department of Housing and Urban Development to enforce requirements of the Fair Housing Act.
The Washington Post
May 1, 2018, 5am PDT
Secretary Ben Carson in his own words, discussing the Department of Housing and Urban Development's recently proposed set of reforms to federal housing assistance policies.
The Daily Signal via YouTube
April 26, 2018, 8am PDT
The proposal by U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson would also allow property owners to require employment from renters receiving housing subsidies.
The Washington Post
April 23, 2018, 6am PDT
Not only does the plan promise more affordable housing, it’s also supposed to deliver “access to more upwardly mobile communities."
Next City
April 1, 2018, 7am PDT
At a press event and photo op to reveal his newly renovated office, Secretary Ben Carson showed off his recently acquired knowledge of planning history.
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