Trump cuts to HUD rental assistance would affect millennial, urban and black renters most

By March 17, 2017 Inman No Comments

In order to pay for a 50-percent increase to the nation’s defense budget, the Trump administration this week proposed to cut funds from a number of other government areas — including $6.2 billion, or 13 percent, from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

“Under the proposal, direct rental assistance payments — including Section 8 Housing and housing vouchers for homeless veterans — would be cut by at least $300 million,” reported The Washington Post last week when preliminary numbers were first revealed.

According to an analysis released today by Trulia, there are certain gro...

Want to view this article?

Sign up, or log in, to instantly access this exclusive Inman Select/WFG content.
There's no catch (we promise), and we’ll even send you a weekly recap email with the hottest articles every Friday.