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Detroit native. Husband. Father. Grandfather. Retired neurosurgeon. 17th Secretary of .
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Ben Carson 5h
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Read more about how HUD works to ensure taxpayer-supported housing is decent, safe and sanitary.
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Ben Carson 5h
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This ensures public housing authorities and contracted private owners are adopting year-round maintenance practices and not undertaking cosmetic ‘just-in-time’ repairs to pass some inspection. Read more about the changes we’ve announced today .
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Ben Carson 5h
How we make certain taxpayer-supported housing is decent is in need of an overhaul. Today, we are dramatically reducing the advance notice we give to public housing authorities and private landlords before we inspect their properties. Learn more
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Ben Carson Feb 19
Interning in Washington, & especially in the , is an extraordinary life experience. This AM I’m speaking to a bright young group of White House interns about how at we're helping people out of poverty by equipping them to realize their God-given potential.
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HUDgov Feb 15
“I am looking to the future and hope that one day I can become a homeowner. I had never imagined the possibility of owning my own home.” Read Salvador’s story at .
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Ben Carson Feb 15
. is awarding $10 million in SHOP grants today to support non-profit, self-help housing organizations. These grants, along with the support of our partners, will enable homeownership opportunities for hundreds of deserving families.
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Ben Carson Feb 14
"We moved into a housing authority residence and I had set a goal for myself: to once again become a homeowner." Read how HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program helped Ketty:
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HUDgov Feb 14
HUD awards $74 million to public housing authorities to help connect public housing residents to educational opportunities, find jobs, increase income and reach self-sufficiency. Learn more →
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Ben Carson Feb 14
At we want to invest in effective programs that help to lift people out of poverty. The has teamed up with their private & non-profit partners to make the goals of the Family Self-Sufficiency program a reality for families across Philadelphia.
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Ben Carson Feb 14
I’m hearing firsthand how ’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program helps to increase the amount of money families are able to bring in each year. It helps HUD-assisted families move toward independence and reduces their need for public assistance and rental subsidies.
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Ben Carson Feb 14
Too few of the families we serve believe the American Dream is not for them, but it is. And by working with our local partners, this FSS funding will help -assisted families believe they can accomplish whatever they set their minds to and climb the ladder of success.
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Ben Carson Feb 14
Today, we are announcing an investment in the future of residents by awarding $74 million in Family Self-Sufficiency funds to hundreds of public housing authorities across the country.
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Ben Carson Feb 14
This AM I’m at talking with residents & providers ab their experience with ’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program. The program provides the tools they need to climb the ladder of opportunity. It helps them commit to building tangible long and short-term goals.
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Ben Carson Feb 13
Celebrating with by telling the story of Hall of Famer Frank Robinson who overcame bigotry to become the first African-American baseball manager and one of the best players of all time.
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Ben Carson Feb 13
Thanking for their support of Hunter Kurtz— ’s nominee to be the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.
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Ben Carson Feb 13
This morning I’m discussing ’s commitment to increasing access to affordable, safe, and sanitary housing on tribal land.
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Ben Carson Feb 12
Too often, new investments into distressed communities are “here today, gone tomorrow.” By offering incentives that encourage investors to think in terms of decades instead of days, ensure that development is “here today, here to stay.”
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Ben Carson Feb 12
Replying to @HUDgov
.’s strategy to increase housing affordability is to increase housing supply. It’s economics 101—a scarce product is an expensive product, so more supply means lower prices.
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Ben Carson Feb 12
Replying to @SecretaryCarson
Our affordable housing challenge is not solely a federal problem—it’s everybody’s problem. And it’s going to take all levels of government working together to solve it.
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