December 5 Trump Selects Ben Carson for HUD Secretary As previously rumored around Thanksgiving, President-Elect Donald Trump today officially announced his intention to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as HUD Secretary. The official statement can be located here.
November 29 A New Administration and New Congress In a matter of days, the 115th Session of Congress will commence in Washington, DC. On January 20, the Trump Administration will take office. What might we expect in the new Congress? How will the changes affect our operations and our agenda? What kinds of differences from the Obama era might we witness in the coming years? There is much uncertainty to all of these and many other questions facing our country at this time. I am certain, though, that we must remain steadfast and continue to push common sense solutions.Read more
November 17 HUD News Release: Small Area Fair Market Rents Final Rule Washington, DC, November 17 – Today, HUD published the Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) final rule. This final rule reflects the feedback that HUD received from listening sessions and public comments, and it focuses on expanding housing opportunities for families, safeguarding current families, and retaining flexibility and discretion to address local conditions.Read more
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