Housing Assistance

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
January 13, 2019, 1pm PST
The ongoing shutdown of the federal government could begin to have terrible consequences for some of the nation's most vulnerable populations.
NBC
September 20, 2018, 11am PDT
A chance to participate in a lottery, which gets winners on a waitlist for federal housing assistance, pops up on the calendar as frequently as the Summer Olympics.
KUT
August 27, 2018, 8am PDT
The Dallas Housing Authority (DHA) spent all the money it receives from the federal government for funding housing assistance programs in June. DHA officials says the funding situation was caused by increasing rents.
The Dallas Morning News
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
February 6, 2018, 5am PST
More details of the Trump Administration's agenda at the Department of Housing and Urban Development were revealed late last week.
The Intercept
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
June 29, 2017, 7am PDT
The cost of living in Washington, D.C. might make it difficult for less wealthy members of Congress to pay rent or mortgages in their home state and the seat of power. Thus, a surprising voice has suggested housing assistance for Congress.
The Hill
May 22, 2017, 8am PDT
A recent report from the Urban Institute warns of potentially expanding catastrophe for affordable housing around the country.
Business Insider
April 26, 2017, 11am PDT
The federal government forgoes around $90 billion a year in revenue for the home interest rate deduction, and the biggest beneficiaries are millionaires.
Greater Greater Washington