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Lynne Patton

5 days ago
Lynne Patton, a regional administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Trump administration, was in hot water for abusing her power after staying in public housing for a month in 2019.
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 15, 2019, 7am PST
The Trump administration's critiques of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) took a strange turn this week.
The Real Deal
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
July 19, 2017, 11am PDT
The news that the Trump Administration hired a former party planner to oversee HUD's New York and New Jersey office went viral in June. The hire has already had an effect on affordable housing policy in Westchester County, New York.