Homelessness edges up despite low unemployment rate

Homelessness increased slightly in 2018, as rising rents continued to limit access to affordable housing despite a low unemployment rate.

A Trump official with a 6-figure salary is moving to public housing

A Trump administration official with a six-figure salary is planning to move from her Trump Tower condo into public housing.

A third of top HUD appointees have no housing policy experience

A slew of political appointees at HUD have been found to have no housing policy experience but instead worked on campaigns for Donald Trump or Ben Carson.

New Orleans landlord charged with discrimination for ‘no teenagers’ ad

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) charged the landlord with housing discrimination for a 2014 ad on Craigslist.

HUD Secretary Ben Carson observes anniversary of MLK’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson wrote a tweet in support of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ speech.

How would a more conservative Supreme Court impact real estate?

The Supreme Court of the United States could have a more conservative makeup soon, and while it’s purely an exercise in speculation at this point, it could likely be a mixed bag for the real estate industry and consumers.

HUD approves $5B Hurricane Harvey recovery plan for Texas

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Monday the approval of a $5 billion disaster recovery plan for Texas.

HUD failed to address lead paint dangers in public housing, report finds

HUD announced the results of an audit that revealed a lack of adequate oversight of lead-based paint reporting and remediation in public housing nationwide.

New York City will pay $2.2B for failure to provide ‘safe’ public housing

The New York City Housing Authority is forking over at least $2.2 billion after it admitted to lying to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for years about the condition of public housing developments and specifically, the pre…

Will Carson’s new HUD centers reduce the need for housing assistance?

The program’s ambitious goals are to increase employment and business ownership, enroll more individuals in college and GED programs, increase physicals and prenatal visits at federal health centers, increase civic engagement — and more.