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

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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.