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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
2020 Contender Julián Castro Lays Out Plan To 'Eliminate' Lead Poisoning After Flint Visit
Castro, a former Housing and Urban Development secretary, is the first presidential hopeful to announce a dedicated plan on the issue.
Lawmaker Urges Ben Carson To Resign After Disastrous House Testimony
“He’s proven himself to be deceitful & inept as HUD Secretary,” Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) said Thursday, echoing similar criticisms of his competency.
Ben Carson Claims 'Oreo' Flub A Result Of Mishearing, Not Incompetence
Nobody is buying it, Mr. Secretary. The chief of housing and urban development should recognize "REO."
HUD Chief Ben Carson Needs Congress To Explain Basic Housing Terms
The Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary was stumped by questions from House Financial Services Committee members on Tuesday.
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About 55,000 Children Could Be Made Homeless Under New HUD Rule
Opponents say the change would harm an already vulnerable group.
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The Federal Government Failed Homeowners. How Much Blame Does Julián Castro Deserve?
Plenty, say activists who pressured him.
Julián Castro Rejects Blaming Obama Administration For Declining Life Expectancy
The former Housing and Urban Development secretary was speaking Saturday at the Heartland Forum in Iowa.
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Feds Charge Facebook With Racial Discrimination Over Ad Practices
HUD charged Facebook, alleging that it violated the Fair Housing Act with its advertising policies.
Ben Carson To Congress: 'Take Your Ego Out Of It' And Reopen Government
Most of HUD’s employees have been furloughed.
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Sean Hannity Defends Real Estate Empire Aided By HUD Loans
The Fox News host defended his choice not to disclose his investments, despite covering the HUD secretary on his show.
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Pursuing Desegregation In The Trump Era
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Fifty years ago, civil rights advocates hoped the passing of the Fair Housing Act would finally end racial segregation. It hasn’t.
Elizabeth Warren Tells Ben Carson To His Face: You Should Be Fired
During a Senate hearing, Warren ripped the secretary for his short and ineffective HUD tenure.
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Senator Tells Ben Carson To Stop Blaming Wife For Expensive Furniture
The Housing and Urban Development Secretary eventually said he takes responsibility "even though" he "wasn't aware" of any spending limits.
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Ben Carson Said Trans People In Homeless Shelters Make Others 'Not Comfortable'
It was the latest in a long history of anti-LGBTQ remarks by the HUD secretary.
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Emails Reveal Role Ben Carson And His Wife Played In Controversial Office Redecorating
The HUD secretary previously denied knowing $31,000 in taxpayer money had been spent on a dining set.
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573 Civil Rights Groups Urge Ben Carson To Keep Anti-Discrimination Language In HUD Mission Statement
Carson has proposed changing the department's mission statement to better reflect the Trump administration's priorities.
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Ben Carson Backpedals On Removing Anti-Discrimination Language From HUD Mission Statement
In a message to staff, Carson insisted the housing department would still ensure inclusivity in housing.
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Ben Carson Removes Anti-Discrimination Language From HUD Mission Statement
It will no longer reference "inclusive" communities "free from discrimination."
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After Saying He'd 'Monitor Every Penny,' Ben Carson's Office Spent $31,000 On Dining Set
The purchase comes amid proposals to slash HUD programs for the poor and elderly.
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