Items Tagged with 'HUD Secretary'


  • HUD proposes raising rent for people receiving federal housing subsidies

    HUD Secretary Ben Carson touting “Making Affordable Housing Work Act”
    Claiming that the current system of providing federal housing subsidies to low-income renters is “convoluted” and “unsustainable,” the Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing sweeping reforms to its housing assistance programs. The main tenet of the proposal is raising the rent on roughly half of those who currently receive housing subsidies.
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  • HUD Secretary Carson honors Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta

    "The time is always right to do what is right"
    Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, along with the rest of America, honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. HUD Secretary Ben Carson announced he would be celebrating the day in Atlanta, where he would also discuss with the city how it can work together with HUD.
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  • From HW Magazine

    A conversation with HUD Secretary Ben Carson

    The HUD secretary tells HousingWire about his plans for the agency
    [Subscribers Only] U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson recently sat down with HousingWire Editor-in-Chief Jacob Gaffney for a conversation. Carson discussed housing, his plans for HUD and why he accepted a cabinet position from the guy he lost the GOP nomination to, Donald J. Trump. All photos by Stephen Voss.
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  • [Video] What's next for former HUD Secretary Julián Castro?

    Castro to run for president in 2020?
    After two and half years at the helm of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, former HUD Secretary Julián Castro’s political ambitions are far from over. But unlike most politicians, there is one unique factor that goes into Castro’s next move. He has a twin brother who shares similar goals in politics. Will their shared interests create a problem?
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  • HUD Secretary Ben Carson offers hope to soon-to-be ghost town

    Says HUD will do all in its power to help residents
    Residents in the soon-to-be ghost town of Cairo, Illinois, explained they received their first sliver of hope in years after a visit from HUD Secretary Ben Carson. Carson assured the town’s residents the agency would do everything in its power to help them remain in the town, despite the pending demolition of its two main housing complexes.
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  • HUD Secretary Carson visits Columbus, Ohio

    Marks fourth stop on national listening tour
    HUD Secretary Ben Carson is embarking on the latest stop for his national listening tour – Columbus, Ohio. Carson will spend Wednesday, Thursday and Friday listening to various organizations from the community. Here’s more on the secretary’s tour, and his schedule this week.
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  • An inside look at Ben Carson’s listening tour

    Meets with community groups in Dallas
    HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s latest stop on his listening tour landed right in HousingWire’s own backyard – Dallas, Texas. While Thursday’s focus was more on Carson’s speech to the community, the secretary said very little on Friday. Instead, he listened to community organizations on the programs they implemented. Here is an inside look at what happened during the tour.
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  • Ben Carson in Dallas: HUD's mission is about more than housing

    "We're now becoming an organization that propels people to success"
    Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson brought his listening tour to Dallas on Thursday, spending part of his day at the Dallas Housing Authority before attending a public event at the Texas Rangers Youth Academy in West Dallas. During his visit to the Rangers’ facility, Carson gave a short speech to the crowd, laying out a small piece of what his vision for HUD is.
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