How the Government Shutdown is Hurting Some of America’s Poorest Families

Posted January 7th, 2019

According to a NBC News article, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is one of the seven agencies most directly affected by the current government budget standoff. Most of HUD’s routine enforcement activities have been suspended, including mandatory health and safety inspections of housing for low-income families, the elderly and people with disabilities, according to the shutdown contingency plan that HUD posted on its website. Get the story here.

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