HUD May Impose New Work Requirements for Public Housing Residents

According to a draft budget document obtained by CityLab, HUD may institute work requirements for public housing residents and raise rents for about 4 million recipients of federal housing assistance. According to CityLab, HUD would not confirm or deny the draft amendment. The document sets forth line-by-line text changes to the U.S. Housing Act of 1937, the law that first established federal housing aid, plus adjustments to subsequent acts in 1959 and 1990.

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