Housing First provides homes to the homeless, without tying eligibility to completion of programs for substance abuse.
The HUD chief believes the regulations, designed to ensure prospective buyers get equal treatment, stifle affordable housing development.
A new report suggests the department has colossally failed low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities.
The Massachusetts Democrat unveils the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act, which contains provisions designed to combat modern-day redlining.
Those in 16 states and the District of Columbia urge the Department of Housing and Urban Development to make no changes to an administrative rule that protects individuals from housing discrimination.
Several civil rights groups argued that Secretary Ben Carson and his agency didn't follow the right procedures to suspend the Obama-era rule and are in violation of the Fair Housing Act, but their claims are rejected.
A former HUD attorney in the Obama administration warns that the consequences could prove devastating.
Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his proposal would create a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of low-income households by pushing more people to find work.