White House Budget Calls For Deep Cuts To HUD

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The White House's Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal , released Monday, calls for work requirements for those who receive public housing subsidies and slashes funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by $8.8 billion. The budget outline also zeroes out the Public Housing Capital Fund, dedicated to rehabilitating and modernizing public housing developments, and eliminates the Community Development Block Grant which local governments can use at their discretion to address a variety of community and infrastructure needs. In a tweet , HUD Secretary Ben Carson pointed to a goal of "self-sufficiency." The budget underscores the administration's push for Congress to pass legislation to add work requirements to "require able-bodied individuals...

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White House Budget Calls For Deep Cuts To HUD

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