Tag: HUD

HUD Official Fired for Criticizing Trump's Rhetoric Toward Black Voters, GOP Values

Shermichael Singleton was the top aide for Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary nominee. But Singleton, a 26-year-old conservative Republican, lost his job assenior advisor at HUDlast week for criticizing President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about the Black community during his presidential campaign. During his vetting process to…

Fear, Uncertainty Loom for Disabled Community Under Trump

People with disabilities are becoming increasing fearful of what life will look like under the new Trump administration, whose positions and proposed polices range from outright disregard for the disabled community to a reversion of significant advances made over recent decades. While President Donald Trump’s public mocking of a journalist’s…

Housing Discrimination More Subtle, But Still Absurdly High

By Chris Hoenig Image Courtesy: TheDigitel It’s less overt and harder to easily identify, but housing discrimination by sellers, landlords and housing agents still runs high. A new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development finds that in major cities across the country, Blacks, Hispanics and Asians…