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Ben Carson: Housing will be part of Trump infrastructure bill

Washington Post reports on HUD’s secretary’s comments at NLIHC conference
Now that he’s back in Washington, HUD Secretary Ben Carson's focus is turning back to the looming cuts to HUD’s budget. The proposed $6.2 billion cut to HUD’s budget has many concerned about the number of housing programs that may be negatively affected or cut entirely, but Carson said Monday that those concerned with the proposed cuts aren’t seeing the big picture.
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Former HUD senior advisor Richard Green: Here are the issues with Trump's budget

Ginnie Mae staffing levels and FHA infrastructure will both suffer

Late last week, Julián Castro, who served as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017 under former President Barack Obama, told HousingWire that he has several issues with President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, which calls for a $6.2 billion cut to HUD’s budget. But Castro isn’t the only former HUD official to express concerns with Trump’s budget.


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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Trump tapping familiar face to lead DOJ's civil division?

What will become of False Claims Act charges under new leader?
It looks like President Donald Trump is about to install a familiar face as the leader of the Department of Justice’s civil division. If that happens, what happens to the DOJ's recently preferred tactic of using the False Claims Act to extract settlements from lenders for supposedly misrepresenting the quality of loans to the Federal Housing Administration? The answer, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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MBA: Trump’s budget shows political statement of priorities

Not just because of funding cuts
The Mortgage Bankers Association explained President Donald Trump’s proposed budget shows housing is not a priority for the administration. The MBA explains it’s not just the cuts to HUD that show the president’s focus. The lack of housing direction in the budget can be just as telling as the funding cuts.
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Here's what Ben Carson thinks about the proposed $6.2 billion HUD budget cut

HUD Secretary issues brief statement about budget proposal
In a move first hinted at over a week ago, President Donald Trump released his budget proposal on Thursday, complete with a proposed $6.2 billion cut to the funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. So, what does HUD Secretary Ben Carson think of the cuts to HUD’s budget? For one, he’s in favor of them.
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Trump officially proposes to slash HUD budget by $6.2 billion

Here are programs getting a cut and getting a boost
President Donald Trump officially announced his budget proposal, which included the much-feared $6.2 billion cut to HUD funding. The Office of Management and Budget released a report that shows exactly what programs will be slashed, and which will not, in the new budget proposal.
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