On May 18, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin in Senate Banking Committee testimony said the administration will focus on housing finance reform this year.
With his tax plan, President Trump missed a significant opportunity to re-balance federal housing policy and help families afford a place to call home.
It defies logic, right? That the poor would pay more for basic life items, essentially ensuring that they stay in the cycle of poverty forever.
If enacted, Trump’s budget would result in the most severe cut to HUD since President Reagan dramatically reduced funding in the early 1980s.