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Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Taking Control of the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA)

Due to mismanagement and corruption, the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s (PHA) five member board temporarily surrendered control to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on  Friday, March 4, 2011. Former city official and currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Department ... read more...

Obama’s FY2012 Budget Released to Congress Cuts Various Housing Programs

On February 14, 2012, the Obama administration released the fiscal year 2012 budget to Capital Hill.  The budget aims to reduce the deficit by $1.1 trillion over the next decade by cutting spending levels for numerous housing programs.  The budget provides the Department of  Housing and Urban ... read more...

President Obama’s Upcoming Budget Blueprint to Include Steep Cuts to Community Programs

In less than a week, President Obama’s budget blueprint for fiscal 2012 will be released, which will possibly slash funding for two leading community programs that administer important services to underprivileged people.  In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama stated that ... read more...