Affordable housing advocates fear HUD cuts proposed by President Donald Trump
April 20, 2017
WASHINGTON – Dozens of homeless families moved into the Steve O’Neil Apartments in Duluth two years ago, bringing hope to a drug-ridden block. Twenty youths without stable homes will soon have a refuge in the northern Minnesota city after the Center for Changing Lives broke ground last year.
But as Minnesotans struggle to find affordable housing in an increasingly expensive market, developers and city officials fear it will be much harder to carry out projects like these if President Donald Trump’s proposed $6.2 billion in federal housing cuts become law.