On May 21, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson, testified before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing entitled “Housing in America: Oversight of the U.S.
More members of Congress and public housing authorities are speaking out against a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that would disallow undocumented immigrants from living in federally subsidized housing.
On April 17, the New York Times reported that HUD sent a proposed rule to Congress for a 15-day review period. The proposal would prevent undocumented immigrants from living in federally assisted housing. The notice is not yet publicly available.