Department of Housing and Urban Development

A homeless person sleeping in a doorway.
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Tim Jimenez
March 29, 2019 - 11:28 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The numbers are now in from Philadelphia's annual count of homeless people out on the streets of the city, and city officials say they show some progress. Back in January, Philadelphia had its annual "Point in Time" count. After crunching the numbers and analyzing the...
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Facebook is facing housing discrimination charges from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
March 28, 2019 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real estate brokers to systematically exclude groups such as non-Christians, immigrants and minorities from seeing ads for houses and apartments. The civil...
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In this March 6, 2019 photo, Lynne Patton, right, HUD executive, and Robert Madison, left, associate director of community organization Jacob Riis Settlement, tour Queensbridge Houses residencies in New York
Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 8:08 am
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Since she took over as President Donald Trump's top housing official in the New York City area, Lynne Patton has been criticized for bringing a reality TV approach to what's traditionally been a bureaucratic job. She's feuded with journalists,...
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Mike Dougherty
February 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pumping millions of dollars into cities around the country in an effort to get people on a path to self-sufficiency. HUD secretary Ben Carson visited Philadelphia to hand over a big, fat check. Too few of the...
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John Bodnar/CNN
August 17, 2018 - 7:49 pm
Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing Facebook of violating the Fair Housing Act. The agency filed a formal complaint against the social media company on Friday, alleging that it allows landlords and home sellers to use targeted Facebook...
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