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Fighting Poverty Isn't Brain Surgery, but Ben Carson Can Do Both 21.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
‘I don’t get upset when people say horrible things,’ the HUD secretary says. ‘People don’t like change.’
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Trump seeks sharp cuts to federal housing aid, except for program that brings him millions 21.6.2017 Washington Post
The president’s proposed budget would leave intact a subsidy that is paid to private landlords — including Trump, who is a part-owner of the nation’s largest subsidized housing complex. While there is no indication that Trump himself was involved in the decision, it is an illustration of how his financial interests can directly rise or fall on the policies of his administration.
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Poverty really is the result of a state of mind — among rich people 20.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
I researched poverty in some of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods. People don't struggle because of laziness.
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Collecting LGBT Census Data Is 'Essential' To Federal Agency, Document Shows 20.6.2017 NPR News
The Census director said "there was no federal data need" to collect sexual orientation and gender identity data. But documents show the Housing Department and other agencies requested it.
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A reverse mortgage sounds great, but there are risks 17.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

HUD fails to mention a clear-cut and, to me, far safer way, at least for older people, to tap home equity.
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Appointment of Trump wedding planner to HUD post draws outcry 17.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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The Daily 202: Prospect of Trump firing Mueller keeps becoming more untenable 16.6.2017 Washington Post
The Daily 202: Prospect of Trump firing Mueller keeps becoming more untenable
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Carson talks fiscal responsibility as senators question cuts 8.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson defended the sharp budget cuts facing his agency even as he promised senators Wednesday that he would strive to help the most vulnerable Americans. Appearing before Congress or the first time since joining President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, Carson said his agency was committed to “doing more with less.” […]
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Housing Secretary Ben Carson clarifies comment that poverty is a 'state of mind' 5.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
But Carson says that "how a person thinks" is only one component that contributes to being poor.
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Housing Secretary Ben Carson Clarifies Comment That Poverty Is A 'State of Mind' 5.6.2017 NPR News
But Carson says that "how a person thinks" is only one component that contributes to being poor. He spoke to NPR about the comment and how his agency hopes to "break these cycles" of poverty.
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U.S. senator suggests reforms for Navajo housing authority 4.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Albuquerque, , N.M. • The findings of an investigation initiated by a U.S. senator into the spending of federal housing grants on the nation’s largest American Indian reservation suggest mismanagement resulted in cost overruns and delays. Top Navajo Nation officials in a statement issued late Thursday detailed the findings along with numerous recommendations made by Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona. The recommendations include reducing the federal government’s allocation to the tribe for n...
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson Clarifies Remarks About Poverty 2.6.2017 NPR: All Things Considered
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson talks to NPR about his plans for the department. He also clarified his earlier remarks about poverty being a "state of mind."
HUD To Begin Relocating Families From Public Housing In Cairo, Ill. 1.6.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
Cairo used to be a thriving river port and manufacturing hub. Now it's one of the fastest depopulating towns in rural America. The latest blow: Its two large public housing projects are shutting down.
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Disaster Agency To Weather Hurricane Season With No Leader, Proposed Cuts 1.6.2017 NPR News
As Hurricane season begins, there are concerns that FEMA, the federal agency in charge of dealing with disasters, may be less prepared than usual and hampered by proposed budget cuts.
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Housing chief steps up public profile in coming weeks 1.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s point man on housing, Ben Carson, takes on a higher profile this month in Washington — an opportunity to spell out his vision on federal housing policy, and to try to avoid some of the verbal gaffes that have stirred criticism in his first months on the job. On […]
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HUD’s Carson expected to ramp up public profile 1.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson was one of the biggest names to join Donald Trump’s Cabinet, but since taking office as housing secretary, Carson has mostly kept a low public profile. That could change starting this week. Carson is beginning a series of appearances in Washington, giving him an opportunity to spell out a vision […]
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HUD chief Carson to ramp up public profile, outline vision 1.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Housing Secretary Ben Carson — one of the biggest names to join President Donald Trump’s Cabinet — has kept a relatively low-profile in his first months on the job. But that’s expected to change, with the former presidential candidate making a series of appearances in Washington in coming days to lay out a vision for the housing agency he leads and to try to avoid the controversies that have stemmed from some of his early remarks. Carson headlines a homeownership forum on Thursday a...
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HUD's Carson expected to ramp up public profile 1.6.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ben Carson was one of the biggest names to join Donald Trump's Cabinet, but since taking office as housing secretary, Carson has mostly kept a low public profile. That could change starting this week....
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King County’s homeless count rises above 11,600 people 1.6.2017 Seattle Times: Local

This year’s count of people experiencing homelessness found about 900 more unsheltered people than in 2016.
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California state Senate advances bill to ban smoking and use of e-cigarettes in government housing 31.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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