Tag: HUD

It might be time for a housing revival

On November 15, 2017, Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of HUD, gave the keynote address at the Housing America’s Families Forum hosted by the J....

Time to restore local control over zoning—and end Obama’s HUD intrusion

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing allowed HUD to halt distribution of more than $3 billion of annual community development block grants to about 1,200 counties...

Housing pro

Nominated for the position by President Donald Trump on April 28, Patenaude has the experience and knowledge to complement retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who...

The power of 10

I was sitting in his office as he recounted the secret of life. It was 2005 and we spent the next two hours talking...

Checks and balances

Learning to appreciate the thrill of rental applicant screening all comes down to perspective. A fascinating technology that can be adjusted for different market...

Breaking the cycle

Some supporters compare his potential to that of housing oracle Jack Kemp. Some critics dismiss him as lacking experience. Whatever the case, Dr. Ben...

Doing the right thing

Former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald and District of Columbia Mayor...

Fair housing demystified

When she was 14, she became friends with Ruby, a black girl, who worked in her aunt’s hair salon in McKinney, Texas, and had...

When will affordable housing advocates push for more supply and fewer rules?

The lack of market rate supply contributes to high prices that puts market rate housing out of reach, and as long as that problem...

HUD rallies smoking ban in public housing

In its proposed rule, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would require more than 3,100 public housing agencies to go smoke-free within...

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