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.
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.
This amount of money could solve the entire planet's miseries, but the government blames its mystery spending on a "failure to correct system deficiencies."
Advocacy groups say Donald Trump's housing secretary is stalling on implementing an Obama-era requirement that cities and counties receiving federal funds analyze housing data and submit plans to address segregation.
The Massachusetts senator has taken up the issue of redlining, or systematic discrimination against people of color looking for loans and for housing in certain neighborhoods.
The long-harbored conservative dream is coming true under the secretary of housing and urban development.