President Carter Writes Forward For Habitat For Humanity CEO's Book On 7 VirtuesThe CEO of Habitat for Humanity International is writing a book, which will include a foreword by former President Jimmy Carter.
FEMA Says It Didn't Treat Puerto Ricans Different Than TexansFEMA says it didn't handle housing vouchers for displaced residents of Puerto Rico any differently from those of displaced Texas and Florida residents after last year's hurricanes.
Federal Prison For Former Dallas Housing Nonprofit ExecutiveA former executive with a Dallas County nonprofit housing agency must serve five years in federal prison for defrauding homeowners.
Housing Extended For 1,700 Puerto Rican Hurricane EvacueesA judge ordered federal emergency officials to extend vouchers for temporary housing for nearly 1,700 Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees, saying ending the program could cause irreparable harm.
Realtors Asked To "Buy In" To Local Public SchoolsBuilding good relationships -- with realtors. It's how Cedar Hill school officials are working to counter the often negative perception of public schools.
Minimum Wage Doesn't Cover Rent Anywhere In The U.S.A minimum-wage worker would have to put in lots of overtime to be able to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment anywhere in the country.
Amazon Flexes Muscles, Seattle Backs Down On Business TaxCity leaders in Seattle said they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses.
HUD Proposal Could Raise Rents For Poor By 20-PercentThat rent increase is about six times greater than the growth in average hourly earnings, putting the poorest workers at an increased risk of homelessness.
HUD Inspector General Audit Criticizes Dallas, Requests Repayment of $4.2 MillionThe city of Dallas says it's working with HUD after the federal housing agency's inspector general released a very critical audit of a city program that rebuilt more than a dozen houses.
Dallas Unveils New Plan To Build Affordable HousingThe city says six of ten city residents spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing, which hits the working poor hard.
Bill, Melinda Gates Turn Attention Toward Poverty In AmericaBill and Melinda Gates say they're now digging into the layers of U.S. poverty that they haven't been deeply involved with at the national level, including employment, race, housing, mental health, incarceration and substance abuse.
Many Say Dallas Neighborhoods Still Defined By Race And IncomeConcentrated poverty and segregation are at crisis levels in Dallas. “That's why we need to educate our political leaders,” that's what Mike Koprowski believes.
Texas To Receive Nearly $58 Million In Federal Housing Funds In Wake Of HarveyHUD hopes Texas can begin meeting unmet housing needs in 13 Harvey-affected counties by mid-December.
HMK Owner Has Change Of Heart, Will Sell Homes To TenantsKhraish Khraish decided to sell many of his houses to between 120 and 130 tenants for $65,000 each.
Mansfield Leaders Bracing For Economy BoomMansfield has quietly built an economic engine that now appears to be racing forward with huge growth ahead.