Tag: housing and urban development

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during a television interview after the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019, in Miami.Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that aims to protect people […]

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He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD

Donald Trump. Trump appointee Eric Blankenstein’s new job at HUD weeks after he quit the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau following a backlash over racially charged blogs he wrote is causing new outrage.Photo: Getty Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from […]

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