Items Tagged with 'DISASTER RECOVERY'

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  • HUD inspector general investigating whether Trump administration slowed disaster aid to Puerto Rico

    Watchdog said it plans to report findings to Congress
    The Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of the Inspector General is looking into whether the White House interfered with aid approved for Puerto Rico as the island struggled to recover from 2017's Hurricane Maria. HUD-OIG attorney Jeremy Kirkland told members of the House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday that it will be meeting with congressional lawmakers to request a probe.
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  • Pamela Hughes Patenaude lands at disaster management firm IEM

    Will advise on housing and disaster recovery as senior community liaison
    Pamela Hughes Patenaude, former deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has joined global homeland security and disaster management consulting firm IEM. Patenaude – who resigned from HUD in December after 35 years in the housing sector – will assume a new role as senior community liaison for the tech-forward consulting firm.
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  • HUD Inspector General: Department has serious management challenges

    Report says problems plaguing the agency are costing taxpayers millions
    The Department of Housing and Urban Development is facing serious management challenges that are causing longstanding performance and accountability issues. An annual report released by HUD's Office of Inspector General outlines the top six management challenges facing the agency in 2019, and the details aren’t pretty.
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