President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate Neal Rackleff to be the assistant secretary for HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development. Mr. Rackleff has served as the director of Houston's Housing and Community Development Department. According to a White House announcement, during his tenure Houston became the first major city to effectively end veteran homelessness while chronic homelessness declined more than 70%. Mr. Rackleff is a partner at the Locke Lord law firm where he focuses on community and economic development, affordable housing, and inner-city revitalization.
This is a critical time for our housing movement and our country, when we face both extraordinary challenges and exhilarating possibilities. Despite the challenges – maybe because of them - I’ve…July 1, 2019
Advocates across the country came together on June 26 for a Day of Action to Keep Families Together to oppose HUD’s cruel proposal to force 25,000 mixed-status immigrant families – including 55,000…July 1, 2019
President Trump signed an executive order on June 25 establishing a White House Council on Eliminating Barriers to Affordable Housing Development to identify and remove obstacles that impede the…July 1, 2019