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Housing and Urban Development

February 22, 2017, 7am PST
A Dallas non-profit has sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott over what it calls a blatantly racist law that allows landlords to refuse payment in federal housing vouchers.
The Dallas Morning News
August 24, 2015, 7am PDT
"We use housing as a platform to create greater opportunity in people's lives."
The Diane Rehm Show
January 7, 2012, 5am PST
The results are in keeping with a federal goal to eliminate veteran homelessness by 2015 through grants and other measures to ensure permanent housing. Steve Vogel reports.
The Washington Post
Blog post
March 6, 2009, 11am PST

Having become something of a junkie who overdoses on political and economic news, it is only natural that I try to help justify that time investment by scouring the news for tidbits that have professional relevance.  Just this past week several things have come across my monitor that have made me reflect. 

Steven Polzin
March 31, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Alphonso Jackson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, announced his resignation Monday, effective April 18.</p>
The Washington Post