More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.
WASHINGTON (May 9, 2019) – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will formally propose a new rule tomorrow that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing. The proposed rule, which will be published in the Federal Register for a 60-day comment period, would impact tens of thousands of immigrant families that include U.S. citizen children and other family members who are eligible for assistance.
From WBAL NewsRadio:
Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Friday announced a $19.8 million federal grant to develop, finance and modernize Baltimore City public housing.
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Public Housing Capital Fund.
WASHINGTON (April 22, 2019) - On April 17, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released a proposed rule for Congressional review to disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing. The notice is not yet publicly available but will eventually be posted in the Federal Register for a public comment period.
In response to reports of HUD’s proposed rule, Sunia Zaterman, Executive Director of the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities, issued the following statement:
From WLOS ABC 13:
There are big changes on the way for Asheville's oldest public housing development.
On Tuesday, city council voted to move forward with funding dedicated to redeveloping Lee Walker Heights.
As part of getting ready for the changes, all the residents of Lee Walker Heights have been relocated.
"Where towering, ominous public housing buildings once stood there is now the start of an inviting and friendly community of homes.
On Tuesday, Mayor Steve Fulop, with the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) and The Michaels Organization, unveiled the first 21 of 126 units of Mill Creek Gardens, on the site of the Montgomery Gardens public housing complex. The remaining units will be available in phases over the next two months as construction is completed.
In March, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on improvements for HUD’s physical inspection process. The report followed a provision in the 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act that instructed the GAO to report on the Real Estate Assessment Center’s (REAC) methods for identifying property deficiencies, selecting and training inspectors, and their oversight of these processes.