Puerto Rican Activists Fear Residents Will See Little of $20 Billion Recovery Grant
Human rights attorney Ariadna Godreau-Aubert: “What we’ve seen so far is that this is a plan for developers, and not for the people.”
REPORT: Ben Carson's Plan to Raise Rent Hurts Poor Families of Color
Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he wants to raise rents for people living in poverty to push them into jobs. But a new report says his plan would force millions into homelessness.
Civil Rights Groups Sue Ben Carson, HUD for Suspending Anti-Discrimination Fair Housing Rule
“With the rule suspended, our tax dollars will continue to be used, in effect, to underwrite continuing segregation, lack of housing choice, and unequal opportunity throughout our country.”
Civil Rights Groups Sue Ben Carson, HUD For Allegedly Aiding Affordable Housing Segregation
“The delay of this rule will have a segregative effect, denying these primarily African-American families who would want to move out of their neighborhoods the chance to do so.”
#RenterWeekOfAction Addresses Nationwide Housing Crisis
Renters across the country are staging a week of protests to challenge rent increases, evictions and cuts to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
WATCH: Public Housing Residents Confront Ben Carson in Miami
Everyone is talking about Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson getting stuck in an elevator. But this is the real public housing story of the day.
Ben Carson Tapped to Lead Department of Housing and Urban Development
Donald Trump’s announcement of Carson’s nomination comes three weeks after reports that Carson did not feel experienced enough to run a federal department.
HUD to Landlords: Stop Using Criminal Records to Deny POC Housing
The agency just issued guidelines that link systemic racism in the justice system to housing discrimination.
Could These Four Policy Changes Close the Racial Wealth Gap?
A new report recommends federal policies that could change the way low-income families of color save for the future.
Obama Announces Federal 'Ban the Box' Measure, Other Criminal Justice Reforms
President Obama: “We’ve gotta make sure Americans who’ve paid their debt to society can earn their second chance.”
U.S. Housing Dept. Takes Hardest Shutdown Hit of All
HUD is working without 96 percent of its staff, the deepest cuts of any Cabinet department.
'Obama Boy' Has a Crush on the President, R&B Style
“Hey Barry, It’s me.”
High School Senior Sings His Way Off UMich's Admission Wait List
High school senior Lawrence Yong from Los Angeles just sang himself off the admissions waitlist at the University of Michigan.
Johnson & Johnson Becomes 19th Company to Withdraw Support From ALEC
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that it would no longer fund the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Finally, a Satire Film About Being a Black Face in a White Place is in the Works
“Dear White People” is a satire about being a black face in a white place.
Federal Housing Protections for Transgender Tenants
HUD expands its interpretation of the Fair Housing Act to cover gender identity.