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Here's one big roundup of reactions to Ben Carson, HUD secretary

Opinions vary greatly. Big surprise, right?
Last week, as we all waited for Ben Carson to accept Donald Trump’s initiation to run the Department of Housing and Urban Development, reactions poured in from all sides about whether HUD Secretary Ben Carson is a good idea or not. Well, now that’s officially official, reactions are no longer based on hypotheticals about Carson as a potential choice. Here’s a recap.
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HUD bans smoking in subsidized housing

Castro explains the motivation behind the new rule
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a new ban on smoking in all public housing. Here are some of the reasons behind this new ban that will take effect in 2018. Do you think smoking should be banned in subsidized housing? Let us know!
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Allied Home Mortgage, CEO Jim Hodge ordered to pay $92 million for FHA fraud

Jury hands victory to U.S., which initially wanted $834 million
A little over five years ago, the government sued Allied Home Mortgage, its various entities, and its president and CEO, Jim Hodge for $834 million, claiming that Allied engaged in repeated fraud against the Federal Housing Administration over a 10-year period. Now, after a long legal battle, the government secured a victory against Allied Home Mortgage and Hodge, as this week, a federal jury unanimously found Allied Home Mortgage and Hodge liable for civil mortgage fraud.
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Is Ben Carson as HUD secretary a good idea? Reactions vary wildly

Some view Carson’s (potential) appointment as direct affront to Obama’s efforts
Well, it’s been a few days since HousingWire reported that Ben Carson intended to accept President-elect Donald Trump’s offer to serve as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, but there’s been no official word yet. Since tweeting about the job last week, Carson’s Twitter feed has been quiet. But that hasn’t stopped reactions to Carson’s (potential) appointment at HUD from pouring in from all sides.
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Trump names Quicken Loans VP to HUD transition team

Leading the way for Carson to accept position as HUD secretary?
Trump named a new member to the Department of Housing and Urban development transition team – Quicken loans Executive Vice President Shawn Krause. Could this appointment be what finally pushes HUD Secretary nominee Ben Carson to announce his acceptance?
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Questioning Ben Carson as HUD secretary? Here’s the silver lining for housing

President-elect Donald Trump selects Ben Carson as HUD secretary
I’m guessing Ben Carson as HUD secretary is a title you probably didn’t expect to hear connected to the former GOP presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon. Although it sounds like an outlandish idea to most Americans, there’s a silver lining. In fact, the positive side is something that people in housing actually asked for.
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Ben Carson as HUD Secretary? All signs point that way

Trump reportedly offers top HUD job to Carson, who indicates he will accept
After President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that he was “seriously considering” offering the job of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Ben Carson, all signs appear to show that Carson will indeed be the next HUD secretary. Carson himself took to Twitter and Facebook Wednesday to discuss the HUD offer and strongly intimated that he plans to accept the job.
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Trump: I am "seriously considering" Ben Carson for HUD secretary

President-elect tweets about adding former primary opponent to cabinet
Well, it turns out that there are more than two names being considered by President-elect Donald Trump and his team to serve as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Trump Administration. Trump himself just threw another hat into the HUD ring — Ben Carson.
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