“5 Things I Heard Secretary Carson Say at the NLIHC Housing Policy Forum”

“5 Things I Heard Secretary Carson Say at the NLIHC Housing Policy Forum”

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson

spoke at the National Low Income Housing Coalition conference in Washington, DC on April 3 as part of his listening tour.

Here are five things he said and actions housing advocates can take to ensure that everyone has a place to call home.

  1. “Home is a place where you can feel secure. Housing is an integral part of well-being mentally and physically. There are three to four times as many people who need affordable housing as we can provide. Millions are paying 50% of their income for housing.”
    • That’s absolutely right – why, it reads almost like housing advocates’ talking points.

 

Read the rest via “On the Home Front” NLIHC Blog.  

Alina Harway