The HUD Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is investigating, as part of a wider inspection of HUD’s disaster grant administration, whether the Trump Administration slowed hurricane relief to Puerto Rico. The OIG sent a memo to HUD Secretary Ben Carson stating that the agency has “unreasonably” delayed providing the documentation necessary for the investigation. Agencies have received instruction from the White House to work with the administration’s lawyers regarding all oversight requests.
HUD released on May 14 allocations of Community Development Block Grant–Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding for areas impacted by the 2018 disasters. These awards come from money Congress…May 20, 2019
A bipartisan group of senators including Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), John Cornyn (R-TX), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) introduced on May 7…May 20, 2019
A bipartisan group of ten governors from North Carolina, Alabama, California, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Wisconsin sent a letter on May 7 to President Trump and…May 20, 2019