U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The HUD Secretary caught heat this week for calling slaves low-paid immigrants who wanted a better life for their families. But it’s not the first time he’s let a controversial, or just plain odd, comment slip out.
Ben Carson’s latest gaffe - slaves were immigrants on low wages who wanted a better life for their families. But it’s not the first time he’s let slip a controversial - or just plain weird - comment.
Everyone is scrambling, from environmentalists to union leaders. From immigrant rights advocates to CEOs of multi-national
As you consider such a course, don't think narrowly about what you can get out of it. It's not just about getting the mortgage
I was moved to see Cynthia Dias, a formerly homeless veteran from Las Vegas, sitting in First Lady Michelle Obama visitors' box during tonight's State of the Union Address.
The United States faces a deeply troublesome, maddeningly persistent racial gap in income and wealth -- a gap that is growing, not shrinking. Discrimination in housing remains a consistent driver of racial inequality among people who are homeless.
How can it be in a country as affluent as the United States that 2.5 million children are homeless each year? Although the numbers are climbing, family homelessness is absent from our nation's agenda.
If we are to make equal opportunity real for every American, we must ensure that all citizens -- no matter their income or zip code -- have a fair shot to pursue their dreams.
We know more than ever before about what works to improve results for young people, their families and communities, and across the country there is growing bipartisan momentum behind shifting public funds toward evidence-based solutions.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) current definition of homelessness excludes most children and youth who are actually homeless: those staying in motels, or temporarily with others because they have nowhere else to go.