Congress failed to pass a stopgap funding measure, causing parts of the government including HUD to shut down at midnight on December 21, 2018.
President Donald Trump established the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council, to be chaired by HUD Secretary Ben Carson.
On December 17, 2018, the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress.
For FY19, HUD needs approximately $1.3 billion more funding to maintain current program levels and renew existing housing assistance contracts.