Bri Hunter / WKMS

  Four west Kentucky communities are the recipients of federal grants totaling more than $2 million combined for many different projects. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Demolition of two complexes run by the troubled Alexander County Housing Authority in southern Illinois will begin next month.

Aleksey Butov / 123rf Stock Photo

A report by a watchdog says the federal government could have done more to intervene in southern Illinois while residents were stuck with mice, mold and lead paint in public housing.

Fair housing advocates are suing the Department of Housing and Urban Development to compel it to follow a rule meant to help prevent segregation and comply with the Fair Housing Act. The suit, which also names HUD Secretary Ben Carson, was filed Tuesday morning.

The White House's Fiscal Year 2019 budget proposal, released Monday, calls for work requirements for those who receive public housing subsidies and slashes funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development by $8.8 billion.