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The U.S. Has A Dire Shortage Of Affordable Homes, And Trump Wants To Make It Worse
There are only 37 affordable homes available for every 100 extremely low-income renters.
Ben Carson Wants To Roll Back An Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has begun the formal process of revamping the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule.
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Trump Administration Killed A Housing Discrimination Rule. Some Cities Are Following It Anyway.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development effectively suspended the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule on May 18.
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America's Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities
The next front in the battle over affordable housing isn't Boston or San Francisco. It's Boise.
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Ben Carson Thinks Poor People Should Pay Higher Rent If They Want Government Help
The HUD secretary also wants stricter work requirements for people living in subsidized housing.
Top HUD Official Worked At Cambridge Analytica -- But It's Not In His Bio
Matthew Hunter was the director of political affairs at the controversial data firm -- and now he's a Trump political appointee.
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In Louisiana, A Plan To Relocate The Country's First 'Climate Refugees' Hits A Roadblock
Debra Utacia Krol
The state just announced the new location it has selected for relocating a community threatened by climate change. It wasn't the community's plan.
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Ben Carson Blames His Wife For $31,000 Dining Set Purchase For HUD Office
His spokesman initially denied that the secretary and his wife were involved in the lavish purchase decision.
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Ben Carson Cancels $31,000 Furniture Order After Ethics Questions
The HUD secretary claimed he "was as surprised as anyone to find out" about the lavish purchase.
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House Committee Is Digging Into Ben Carson's Pricey Office Redecoration
The congressional panel wants the receipts.
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Trump HUD Official Lynne Patton Under Fire After Calling Journalist 'Miss Piggy'
Patton attacked April Ryan on Twitter, before later deleting the offending tweet and apologizing.
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Homeless Will Now Be Asked: Are You Fleeing Domestic Violence?
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For years, advocates have called victims of domestic violence part of the country’s “hidden homeless.” But now, for the first
Check This Map Before Deciding Whether To Rent Or Buy A House
The affordability noose is tightening in certain markets.
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It Doesn't Make Any Sense To Arrest People Who Are Homeless
For one, it's a surefire way to perpetuate the problem.
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New Orleans Judge Funds His Court By Setting Bonds People Can't Afford, Lawsuit Claims
Ryan J. Reilly
Judge Harry Cantrell routinely refuses to set bail below $2,500 -- regardless of the facts.
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Housing Budget Needs Increases, Not Cuts
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Calling poverty a “state of mind” insults the millions of people who experience its harsh reality.
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President Trump's War On Children
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
This draconian budget erodes the security of our nation’s future.
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Rich Politician Ben Carson Says Poverty Is Just A 'State Of Mind'
The neurosurgeon left out the uplifting power of a Yale scholarship.
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Trump's Budget Escalates His War On People Of Color
President, The Greenlining Institute
58 percent of the Medicaid population is non-white.
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To Fight Human Trafficking, The Budget Must Protect Homeless Kids
Kevin M. Ryan
President and CEO, Covenant House
With the news from two major studies released last month that one in five homeless youth has been trafficked, it is now clear
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