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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

January 13, 2020, 5am PST
The Trump administration last week published its latest attempt to undermine a fair housing rule adopted during the Obama administration.
Curbed
December 24, 2019, 9am PST
The federal government blamed California for the increasing number of people living in homelessness in the United States.
Associated Press via The New York Times
November 27, 2019, 9am PST
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is crowdsourcing information about the regulatory barriers to affordable housing.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
November 25, 2019, 12pm PST
The Limited 203(k) Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program will now be available in federally designated Opportunity Zones, and with more to loan than in the previous iteration of the program.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
November 2, 2019, 5am PDT
A controversial affordable housing program, launched in 2012, is the subject of analysis by the Urban Institute.
Urban Institute
September 24, 2019, 6am PDT
Shortly after a tumultuous visit to California focusing on the homelessness crisis in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Trump administration has released a report on homelessness that is already facing criticism.
Los Angeles Times
August 22, 2019, 9am PDT
A new rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development raises the burden of proof in cases of disparate impact, and provides additional defenses for defendants.
CityLab
July 4, 2019, 11am PDT
President Donald Trump has low opinions on the state of a few very specific cities.
The Washington Post
June 21, 2019, 1pm PDT
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing Dallas of mismanagement of funds, and wants its money back.
The Dallas Morning News
June 3, 2019, 5am PDT
A proposed rule to disqualify all families living with an undocumented person from receiving federal housing aid is available for comment. We know a few people who oppose the rule.
Governing
May 22, 2019, 5am PDT
U.S. Department of Housing and Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson testified before the Financial Services Committee yesterday. The media had plenty to report after the hearing.
Vox
May 17, 2019, 1pm PDT
Housing advocates blame the neglect of the federal government on the state of public housing in the United States. The Trump administration says government can't keep throwing money at the problems of public housing.
NPR
May 10, 2019, 9am PDT
Efforts by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to "purge" undocumented immigrants from public housing would hurt a lot of legal residents and citizens.
The Washington Post
April 25, 2019, 5am PDT
Work requirement programs achieve very little in helping housing assistance recipients find work, according to a recent study.
Curbed
April 24, 2019, 5am PDT
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, Penn IUR Faculty Fellows Vincent Reina and Susan Wachter bring experts together to debate the important topic.
Penn IUR Urban Link
April 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Reports of a new federal program designed to cut the waiting list for public housing was greeted incredulously from housing advocates this week.
CityLab
March 28, 2019, 11am PDT
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development escalated its actions against Facebook, even after the social media giant had settled a lawsuit with civil rights organizations and taken steps to reform its advertising system.
The New York Times
March 20, 2019, 6am PDT
Housing and Urban Development Secretary ben Carson has outlasted most of the original Trump cabinet, but maybe it's because he follows his boss's example so well when it comes to scheduling his time.
NBC News
March 19, 2019, 6am PDT
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional (HUD) Administrator Lynne Patton's decision to live in New York public housing for a month was called a publicity stunt. One thing it is for sure: over.
Associated Press via Crain's New York Business
February 27, 2019, 10am PST
A new program announced by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is designed to encourage Opportunity Zone investments that address poverty and underinvestment.
The Real Deal