Once a rival for the GOP nomination, Dr. Ben Carson is now President-elect Donald Trump's pick for housing secretary. On Monday, Mr. Trump called Carson “a brilliant mind … passionate about strengthening communities.” Meanwhile, at Trump Tower, former Vice President…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
By Kathleen Hennessey and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants' criminal history, part of an effort to help ex-convicts enter the job market and decrease the number of those who end up back…
By Erik Andersen
A Native American tribe located in the coastal Louisiana will become the first community in U.S. history to be relocated due, in part, to rising sea levels, said a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, on…
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Smoking could soon be banned in the nation's public housing.
By PBS NewsHour
This week, the Obama administration announced plans to step up scrutiny under the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which was recently upheld by the Supreme Court. Gwen Ifill speaks to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro about the changes,…
By Colleen Shalby
Nearly 300 volunteers have until 2 a.m. to find and survey every homeless person they can find on the streets of Washington, D.C. It’s part of Department of Housing and Urban Development's annual point-in-time count of the homeless.
By PBS NewsHour
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro on Wednesday to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, boosting the national profile of a Democrat with a compelling biography who's considered a vice presidential contender in…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama is preparing to boost the profile of an up-and-coming young Hispanic Democrat by nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become the nation's housing secretary. Obama's current housing chief gets a new title: budget director. Obama was…
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