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Ben Carson
Detroit native. Husband. Father. Grandfather. Retired neurosurgeon. 17th Secretary of .
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Ben Carson May 24
It was a great honor to receive ’s 2019 Federal IT Innovation Award. We have made it a priority to modernize our systems to improve the way does business.
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Ben Carson May 24
Yesterday, kicked off Memorial Day weekend by honoring the brave Tuskegee Airmen who made the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you to the courageous men and women of our armed forces who have made our country truly great.
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Ben Carson May 23
My heart goes out to all those affected by the deadly tornadoes in Missouri and Oklahoma. stands ready to help residents and support the long-term housing recovery efforts.
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Ben Carson May 22
Since you brought it up... I know what it's like to actually be sleepy, especially after 18-hour surgeries and operating on babies in the womb. I hope knows I care about all people, even those she doesn't recognize as having a right to life.
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Ben Carson May 22
I’m with Federal Home Loan Banks Director’s Conference discussing how this Administration is committed to making sure that every American shares in this incredible period of historic highs in employment, job creation, and financial growth.
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Ben Carson May 21
Tonight I’ll be talking to about how is prioritizing housing assistance for American citizens. Hope you’ll tune in at 8pm ET!
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Ben Carson May 21
OH, REO! Thanks, . Enjoying a few post-hearing snacks. Sending some your way!
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Ben Carson May 21
., there are more than 100,000 American citizens waiting for public housing in Houston, TX. Do you think they should continue to wait while people here illegally are taking their space?
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Ben Carson May 21
The American people deserve better than a "yes" or "no" answer.
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Ben Carson May 21
Replying to @SecretaryCarson
As a result, Americans have fewer housing choices, including the opportunity to achieve sustainable homeownership, which is the number one builder of wealth for most American families. The average net worth of a homeowner is 40x higher than a renter.
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Ben Carson May 21
Replying to @SecretaryCarson
For too many Americans, the largest portion of their paychecks goes to housing. Over 37 million renter and owner households spend more than 30% percent of their household income on housing; over 18 million of which spend more than half of their income on housing.
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Ben Carson May 21
Replying to @SecretaryCarson
For this reason, in recent years, new construction is lagging. Census Bureau data shows us that from 2010 to 2016, only seven homes were built for every 10 households formed.
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Ben Carson May 21
Replying to @SecretaryCarson
Expert research indicates that more than 25% of the cost of a new home is the direct result of Federal, State, and local regulations – and sometimes the price tag is much higher than that: up to 42% for some new multifamily construction.
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Ben Carson May 21
A thread on regulatory barriers to affordable housing:
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Ben Carson May 21
Replying to @USTreasury @WhiteHouse
. is responsible for writing the regs associated with investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds, and HUD is chair of Opportunity and Revitalization Council responsible for focusing government resources and reducing administrative burdens in Opportunity Zones
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Ben Carson May 21
are home to approximately 31.3 million Americans in all 50 states.
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Ben Carson May 21
My constitutional responsibility is to enforce existing law as it is written by Congress.
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Ben Carson May 20
This morning, I was pleased to host a number of our partners for a conversation about how -assisted housing inspections. This is part of my campaign to improve the safety & health of the housing taxpayers support. READ MORE:
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Ben Carson May 17
It is a great honor for to receive 's 2019 Federal IT Innovation Award. We have made it a priority to modernize our systems to improve the way HUD does business. READ MORE:
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Ben Carson May 17
I’m talking with the Laffer Associates about . Few programs in modern history have the potential to touch the lives of so many as powerfully as , which are now home to nearly 35M Americans —including 2.4M HUD-assisted people—in all 50 states.
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