HUD Plans To Impose Work Requirement And Spike Rents From Harlem To Hollywood

About half of the 4.7 million low-income Americans who receive federal assistance to help them afford housing would get a rent increase and many would be subject to work requirements as part of a major overhaul of the subsidy program the Trump administration has proposed says source. Continue Reading →

Coalition Urges HUD To Maintain Critical Fair Housing Tool From Harlem To Hollywood

Seventy-six national civil rights, faith-based, affordable housing, and other organizations have voiced their strong opposition to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s headed by Secretary Ben Carson sudden decision to effectively suspend the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation. Continue Reading →

Schumer, Espaillat Call To Preserve East Harlem’s Lakeview Apartments Complex

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Adriano Espaillat today called on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to preserve affordability for hundreds of units at Lakeview Apartments, one of the last remaining Mitchell-Lama developments in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

New HUD Secretary Says Slaves Were ‘Immigrants’ Who Worked Really Hard ‘For Less’

With the ups and downs of the Housing and Urban Development from Harlem to Hollywood, our source reports that Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson referred to African slaves as “immigrants” in a speech to department employees Monday while discussing the concept of America as the land of “dreams and opportunity.” Continue Reading →