Smoking will no longer be allowed inside public housing nationwide starting on July 31. The ban from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) department was announced back in November 2016 but gave Public Housing Agencies until July 31, 2018 to comply. HUD explained that the smoke-free rule will reduce damage and maintenance costs tied to smoking, […]
The proposed budget would ramp up military spending, while decreasing funds for scientific research, the arts community and programs that significantly impact the poor.
Dr. Ben Carson and I are both African-American men who hail from Detroit. And that’s where the similarities end. Carson, who has been nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to become the next Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is a brilliant neurosurgeon but who has zero experience running a massive federal agency. […]
Ben Carson would make the poor less government dependent as HUD secretary. Democrats are concerned.
Mayor Sylvester Turner’s commitment to finding more federal grant funds for the City of Houston is already yielding major results. The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) announced Monday that Houston will receive $66.56 million to assist disaster recovery efforts following significant flooding during Memorial Day weekend and October of 2015. Houston’s grant is […]
This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Urban Institute released data from a study, regarding housing and racial discrimination.…
The NAACP Diversity Career Fair is coming to Houston, Tuesday, March 12 and everyone is invited. VetJobs.com is actively looking to provide opportunities for Veterans in the Houston area. Additionally, the NAACP Economic department will host the Financial Advocacy and Community Tour (F.A.C.T.) and provide assistance with personal financial issues including credit repair; home ownership and building […]