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HUD Secretary Ben Carson addresses the potential cuts in his department

President Donald Trump has recommended the Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) make massive cuts to its budget.

Miami CBS4 Anchor Rudabeh Shahbazi spoke with HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson about whether that will lead to homelessness and what he plans to do differently.

Here is their conversation:

RS: President Trump has recommended cutting the HUD budget by 13 percent, or more than $6 billion.  The National Low Income Housing Initiative estimates that under that plan, more than 200,000 seniors, families, people with disabilities, might be at immediate risk of eviction and homelessness.  What’s your response to that?

BC: There is going to be a $1 trillion dollar infrastructure bill, and housing is a very significant portion of that. And so I don’t think that there’s

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Happy Fair Housing Month from all of us at HOPE!

Happy Fair Housing Month 2017 to you!  To learn more about Fair Housing Month, please click here.  To learn more about our events celebrating Fair Housing Month, please click here.

Thank you!

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