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HUD announces $5 billion in grants to fight homelessness
The money can be used for tenant-based rental assistance and property development to create more affordable housing.
How many people have been homeless during the pandemic?
One measure of homelessness is the annual "point-in-time count." Critics say it falls short of identifying the problem's severity.
LGBTQ people now protected under the Fair Housing Act
HUD will begin enforcing the Fair Housing Act in cases of discrimination against LGBTQ people.
HUD voucher program funding has helped veterans at risk of homelessness
Experts say the "housing first" model is an example of how to deal with housing insecurity for all Americans.
A new housing secretary will inherit an affordability crisis deepened by the pandemic
And there's only so much HUD can do.
Trump administration moves to weaken fair housing rule
Some say the changes will make it harder for women and minorities to challenge housing discrimination.
Trump administration proposes new housing discrimination standard
The proposed rule would require plaintiffs to show that a policy is not only discriminatory but also arbitrary.
HUD secretary expected to push for cuts to low-income housing benefits, programs
President Trump’s proposed budget would introduce work requirements for housing subsidies and reduce funding for rental assistance.
For Americans who rely on public housing, HUD proposals strike fear
In Erie, Pennsylvania, where more than a quarter of residents live in poverty, many are in "chronic crisis mode," one social worker says.
Affordable housing advocates lament reports of HUD budget axe
City and state agencies that provide vouchers and housing subsidies for low-income residents could be hit hard by proposed deep cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to the Washington Post. It reports documents it obtained show $6 billion in cuts to the agency in the Trump administration’s budget outline. About $1.3 […]