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Rep. Maxine Waters Takes Strong Stand for Fair Housing at HUD, New Legislation Would Restore Revoked Protections and Rules
July 9, 2018
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently stepped up to file legislation designed to cure many of the regressive ills pushed by Secretary Carson. On June 26, she introduced a bill entitled, Restoring Fair Housing Protections Eliminated by HUD Act of 2018. ... read more »
June Is National Homeownership Month
June 28, 2018
If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, there might be no better time than June... ... read more »
Cities and States Support Preserving Fair Housing Rule
June 14, 2018
The attorney general for the nation’s most populous state, California, linked fair housing with opportunity in other dimensions of life ... read more »
Federal Lawsuit Challenges HUD to Enforce Fair Housing Rule Civil Rights and Housing Advocates Join Forces
May 25, 2018
Across the country, an estimated $5.5 billion in HUD funding is awarded each year. Nearly two-thirds of these funds go to approximately 1,210 grantees through HUD’s Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant program.  With this year’s rule suspension and continuing for several years, grant recipients – largely state and local government jurisdictions -- can obligate their allocations without any concern for compliance with the Fair Housing Act rule.    ... read more »
NAACP Critical of Ben Carson’s Move to Change HUD’s Mission Statement
March 15, 2018
The NAACP is deeply concerned by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson’s move to dilute the agency’s long-standing mission. ... read more »
HUD Grants the Nation $2 Billion to Address Homelessness
January 18, 2018
Los Angeles gets over $100 Million ... read more »
Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority Holds Information Session Aimed at Community to Help the Homeless
September 28, 2017
The session focused on statistics and information toward families and individuals living in Service Planning Area (SPA) 6, which covers much of South Los Angeles ... read more »
HUD Set to Give $2 Billion to Homeless Programs across the U.S.
July 20, 2017
Applicants are urged to sign up for Grants.gov’s notification service to receive periodic updates or changes to these grant offerings ... read more »
Civil rights rollbacks at Education Department trigger challenges U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 34 U.S. Senators respond
July 13, 2017
Proposed Trump Administration departmental budget cuts will result in the loss of the equivalent of 46, full-time positions. For remaining staff, caseload levels will rise. ... read more »
Trump’s Budget Blueprint Cuts Close to Home
April 6, 2017
From youth yearning for the time to have their own place, to older Americans hoping to age in place, the need to have a home is a shared concern of consumers of all ages and locales. It’s where children are raised and memorable moments dwell. It’s also where many people rest, reflect, and shut out the worries of the day. ... read more »
Ben Carson compares slavery to immigration to America
March 15, 2017
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Monday compared slavery to immigration in the United States, a view that experts on slavery called a misleading read on American history. ... read more »
Trump names GOP maverick Ken Blackwell a transition leader
November 16, 2016
Ken Blackwell prevailed in an intraparty feud in 2006 to become Ohio's first black nominee for governor. ... read more »
HUD Announces New Rule to Combat Housing Discrimination
July 15, 2015
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently released a new rule to assist the department’s grantees in meeting their anti-segregation and anti-discrimination mandates. ... read more »
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