Housing and Urban Development

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.

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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.”

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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.”

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#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.

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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.

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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.