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Ben Carson
Detroit native. Husband. Father. Grandfather. Retired neurosurgeon. 17th Secretary of .
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What started as a simple and elegant tax incentive in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has brought us all together like never before— and opened up a pathway to partnerships between city leadership and the broader business community.
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Ben Carson 4h
This evening I’m pleased to join Erie Homecoming 2019 to celebrate this city’s incredible achievements as a model community for healthy and sustainable development. One of the key ways Erie is forging a strong financial future is through leveraging .
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Ben Carson 6h
Happy birthday to my wife and best friend, Candy. Thanks, for the thoughtful cupcake surprise!
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Ben Carson Aug 14
Today, I’m thrilled to announce changes to ’s condo rules, opening many more doors to affordable homeownership, especially among first-time buyers. .
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Ben Carson Aug 13
Replying to @SecretaryCarson
Just completed a tour of the Spokane Envision Center. The work they are doing here will help so many achieve their dreams
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Ben Carson Aug 13
Participating in a roundtable at the Spokane, Washington EnVison Center with and Mayor . About to take a tour of the facility.
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Ben Carson Aug 12
Thanks to my friend for inviting us to the great state of Idaho. With cities like Boise leading the way, we are seeing partnerships form in communities across the country to help preserve existing housing stock and increase the production of new homes.
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Ben Carson Aug 12
Replying to @HUDgov
Elderly residents living in these HUD-supported apartments are paying no more than 30% of their income toward rent, thanks to the support generated from ’s Section 202 funding and the HOME loan program. This is an example of how public & private partners can work together.
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Ben Carson Aug 12
Touring these beautiful 12th Street Senior Apartments, a -funded affordable housing community for seniors living in Boise. We are proud to work with public, private, non-profit, and faith-based community partners to create more affordable places for people to call home.
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Ben Carson Aug 12
The folks at joined us for ’s inaugural on the National Mall in June. In Idaho, I’m seeing firsthand how is using the latest technologies to produce homes that are resilient and affordable.
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Ben Carson Aug 12
Today, I’m in Boise, Idaho touring ’s factory where they make affordable, disaster-resilient homes from shipping containers. This is an example of the kind of innovative housing production that can alleviate our affordable housing needs nationwide.
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Ben Carson Aug 9
Today at the Opportunity Zone Expo in NY, I announced action to further promote the economic development happening in . has determined that all Zones will be eligible areas under Sect.220 of the National Housing Act. Read more:
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Ben Carson Aug 9
Today, I met with residents of Ocean Bay Apartments in Queens, NY recently renovated through 's RAD program. Read more as they talk about their journey living through a RAD renovation and how it's improved their quality of life. .
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Ben Carson Aug 9
I’m with ⁦⁩ this morning talking . Up next, I’ll talk with ⁦⁩’s Daybreak Americas about how these Zones are bringing economic opportunity to communities across the country.
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Ben Carson Aug 8
Between 20,000-25,000 youth age out of foster care each year, and of those, nearly 1/4 will experience homelessness within 4 yrs. Tonight I’m talking with about how at we are working to change this. Tune in to learn more!
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Ben Carson Aug 4
We are so saddened to hear of the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Praying for healing and peace for the victims, families, and communities. Thank you to our brave law enforcement officers who responded quickly.
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Ben Carson Aug 2
I’m pleased we can now turn a page and begin the real work of providing affordable housing to the people who need it most and have gone without it for too long.
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Ben Carson Aug 2
Books saved my life. My mother always encouraged reading and made sure my brother and I were surrounded by books. Even though we grew up in poverty, we had opportunities because of the doors that books opened up for us.
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Ben Carson Aug 2
The Book Rich Environments initiative aims to eliminate low literacy rates because of lack of access to reading materials. These ‘book deserts’ are the very same places where we see kids who are struggling in school and who are at a much higher risk of leaving the classroom.
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Ben Carson Aug 2
. is proud to partner with , and several other wonderful organizations who help us in our mission to makes sure every child has the opportunity to grow their imagination and foster a love for learning through reading.
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