Items Tagged with 'Hurricane relief'


  • Carson update on HUD overshadowed in tense House hearing

    Testifies before the House Financial Service Committee
    Unlike past hearings that tend to be filled with political theatre from both sides of the aisle, the mood of HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s Thursday hearing before the House Financial Services Committee was more emotional. As he gave an update on the health of America’s housing system, the impact of the current events going on outside of the room could clearly be felt inside of it.
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  • Rebuild efforts dented by labor shortages in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

    Texas home rebuilding will take time
    The recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey are hitting the same issue that long plagued the Texas housing market: a shortage of construction workers. Following early concerns from the National Association of Home Builders, rebuilding Texas’ housing market down south will take time due to a lingering labor shortage and rising lumber prices.
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