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  • HUD receives scathing audit for oversight in soon-to-be ghost town

    Agency aware of negative conditions since 2010
    A new, scathing report from the Office of Inspector General puts HUD in the hot seat for its lack of action taken on the soon-to-be ghost town of Cairo, Illinois. The report explained the city’s deplorable conditions did not occur overnight. In fact, HUD had been aware of negative conditions since at least 2010.
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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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