Report: HUD walked back plan requiring Houston to pay $14M in housing discrimination case
Federal housing officials reportedly were planning to order Houston to pay as much as $14 million for blocking a proposal to build subsidized housing near the Galleria, but the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ultimately reversed course and agreed to milder sanctions.
The about-face in HUD's approach to negotiating a settlement in its civil rights case against Houston was reported by the New York Times.
The federal housing agency began looking into the city's housing policies in 2016 after Mayor Sylvester Turner rejected a proposal to build a 233-unit mixed-income... read more
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