President-Elect Trump Chooses Dr. Ben Carson To Be Housing SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump has chosen former campaign rival Dr. Ben Carson to be the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Federal Government Estimating Number Of Homeless PeopleThe federal government is estimating the number of homeless people nationwide. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce state-by-state figures Thursday.
Texas Gets More Than $45M In Disaster Aid For Flood RecoveryA HUD statement says the community development block grant is meant to help people with the greatest level of unmet housing needs.
Gov't Watchdog: HUD Secretary Violates Hatch ActA government watchdog says the nation's housing secretary violated a law prohibiting government officials from using their office for partisan politics when he promoted her candidacy during a media interview.
Texas, Cities Share $142M In US Funds For Storms RecoveryA HUD statement Monday said Texas had significantly higher unmet needs than jurisdictions impacted by other eligible disasters last year.
Upcoming Count Will Give Census Of Area HomelessIn just a few weeks census workers will fan out across North Texas to count the number of homeless in the area. To accomplish the task professionals and volunteers are put together.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Of Government And CitiesThe two candidates were asked in the CBS Local Forum: What is your urban agenda? Name a few struggling cities and define how your agenda would specifically affect them?