The money can be used for tenant-based rental assistance and property development to create more affordable housing.
One measure of homelessness is the annual "point-in-time count." Critics say it falls short of identifying the problem's severity.
HUD will begin enforcing the Fair Housing Act in cases of discrimination against LGBTQ people.
Experts say the "housing first" model is an example of how to deal with housing insecurity for all Americans.
And there's only so much HUD can do.
Some say the changes will make it harder for women and minorities to challenge housing discrimination.
The proposed rule would require plaintiffs to show that a policy is not only discriminatory but also arbitrary.
President Trump’s proposed budget would introduce work requirements for housing subsidies and reduce funding for rental assistance.
In Erie, Pennsylvania, where more than a quarter of residents live in poverty, many are in "chronic crisis mode," one social worker says.
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 […]