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Oreo Mocks Ben Carson Confusion: REO Stands For 'Really Excellent Oreo' 22.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Can you "explain the disparity in REO rates. Do you know what an REO is?" Rep. Katie Porter (D-Cali.) asked Department of Housing and Urban Department (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson during a hearing on Tuesday. "An Oreo?" Carson responded.
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Watch: Ben Carson Doesn’t Know What REO Property Is, Asks About ‘An Oreo?’ 22.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“No, not an OREO. An REO. ‘R-E-O,’” Representative Katie Porter told Carson.
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'You Take Care of Your Own': Ben Carson Defends HUD Plan to Evict 55k Kids 22.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Carson compared his HUD plan to flight attendants telling passengers to put on their oxygen masks before helping others.
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Housing Chief Gives Needy Americans a Lifeline Instead of a Waiting Line 20.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Carson unveiled a proposal to help close a loophole that allows some people in the country illegally to live in government housing while poor Americans wait on lines for years.
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Trump calls freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from U.S. control a ‘pretty urgent problem’ 18.5.2019 LA Times: Business

President Trump said freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government control is a “pretty urgent problem” that his administration plans to work with Congress to address.

Trump, speaking Friday at a conference hosted by the National Assn. of Realtors, said that the mortgage giants lack competition,...

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Eric Trump's Profanity Laced Attacks on De Blasio Cheered By HUD Official 15.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“You know what else has GONE TO SH*T under the watch of the @NYCMayor?” HUD administrator Lynne Patton tweeted.
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A proposed HUD policy targeting migrants could boot 55,000 American kids from their homes 11.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

You have to wonder if there’s some sort of internal Trump administration contest for for who is the most heartless. And if there is, we have a new contender: whoever thought up the proposed regulation that could bounce 55,000 U.S. children from public housing.

The new proposed rule (could it have...

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‘Fortnite’ 9.0 Adds New Map & Combat Shotgun - Patch Notes 9.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Fortnite” update 9.0 is live with big changes for Season 9. Check out the new map, and learn about the Combat Shotgun in the patch notes.
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‘Fortnite’ 8.50 Adds Endgame Mode - Patch Notes 25.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Fortnite” Season 8 continues with update 8.50. Check out the full details of the new Endgame mode in the patch notes.
Castro Vows to Fight 'Racially Discriminatory Policing' 23.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The new campaign policy was made directly in response to a recent incident in Florida, where a officer was caught on video brutally beating a 15-year-old black male.
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End Section 8 housing discrimination 19.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For the homeless and those teetering on the edge of homelessness, housing vouchers are supposed to be a ticket into safe, stable housing. Federal Section 8 vouchers and other forms of rental assistance use public dollars to make up the difference between what a person can afford to pay and the...

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The Trump Administration Wants to Kick Undocumented Immigrants Out of Public Housing 18.4.2019 Mother Jones
On Wednesday night, the Trump administration proposed to gut a policy in place since the Clinton administration that gives some undocumented immigrants access to public housing without having to disclose their immigration status. Trump’s proposal will bar undocumented immigrants from claiming housing assistance, saying it’s “unfair” to the citizens who are on waitlists for public housing.  “HUD […]
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‘Fortnite’ 8.40 Adds Egg Launcher - Patch Notes 17.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Fortnite” Season 8 continues with update 8.40. The Egg Launcher, new Infantry Rifles and the Air Royale mode highlight the patch notes.
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This Trump Official Mocked Rep. Omar’s Death Threats on Instagram. It Led to More Death Threats. 16.4.2019 Mother Jones
Over the weekend, Lynne Patton, a regional administrator at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the highest-ranking black woman in the Trump administration, used her personal social media account and added to the torrent of death threats that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), the first Muslim woman elected to Congress, has been receiving in […]
‘Fortnite’ 8.30 Adds Reboot Van - Patch Notes 10.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Fortnite” Season 8 continues with update 8.30. The Reboot Van and Buccaneer's Bounty event are here. Read the full patch notes.
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Why are L.A. and HUD bickering over how to build affordable housing for the disabled? 6.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For years, housing advocates complained to Los Angeles city officials that disabled renters were effectively being shut out of many affordable housing developments.

That’s not just unfair, it’s against the law: Low-income housing projects built with federal dollars are required to include a certain...

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Trump's Immigration 'Cruelty Has Failed,' Castro Says 3.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The next president must start by reversing the cruel policies of the Trump administration ," Democratic hopeful Julian Castro said.
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What’s on MPR News – 4/2/19 2.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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After years of inquiries, L.A. still discriminates against disabled renters, feds say 2.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A Los Angeles program for developing affordable housing continues to discriminate against people with disabilities, producing kitchens, bathrooms, balconies and other living spaces that aren’t safely accessible to wheelchair users, federal officials said Monday.

In a 19-page letter, the Department...

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Trump Is Throwing a Party to Celebrate His Paltry Criminal Justice Reform Efforts 2.4.2019 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump is hosting a party at the White House on Monday to celebrate the First Step Act, the first major criminal justice reform bill to pass Congress in a generation. Signed into law in December, it’s Trump’s biggest bipartisan victory so far—one he’s expected to tout on the campaign trail this year—and his […]
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