Welcome to another edition of our series, A Day in the Life, which will introduce you to HUD employees and highlight the important work they do.
Today, we meet Dexter Brandon, a Customer Service Representative in the Office of Field Policy and Management in the Atlanta Regional Office. Continue reading
Three Links Apartments in Northfield, Minnesota is a quiet and attractive senior living community of 20,000 people about an hour south of the Twin Cities and an hour north of the Iowa-Minnesota border. MaryLou Murphy, Eldora Sietz, and Diane Decker share their experience going through a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) renovation. The improvements allowed tenants who require accessibility features to live at the property while maintaining their independence. Read more of their story here.
Ongoing segregation in America, regular reports of sexual harassment in housing, newly-constructed properties inaccessible to people with disabilities – these are just some examples that underscore that we have not yet vanquished housing discrimination. We can, however, look back on 50 years of enforcement to determine how we may make the progress that has eluded us. Continue reading