Housing policy - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Housing policy Carson eyes private sector as tool to offset housing cuts COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Wednesday he expects to release a policy agenda within the next few months that delivers "bang for the buck," partly by encouraging more private-sector collaboration. In an interview with The Associated Press, Carson said he expects to advance public-private partnerships, extend... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:47:00 GMT 2017-04-27T05:47:00Z New federal rule bans smoking in public housing WASHINGTON (AP) — Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by the Obama administration. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact smoking bans, and some 228,000 public housing units were already smoke-free. The new rule will expand the impact to more t... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:23:00 GMT 2016-11-30T20:23:00Z