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Ben Carson, the Housing and Urban Development secretary, said the Obama-era Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule "impeded the development and rehabilitation of affordable housing." Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson arrives to testify at a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill on June 27, 2018. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Why Charlotte Is One Of Ben Carson's Models For HUD's Work Requirements

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A damaged home in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, in Punta Diamante, Puerto Rico on Sept. 21, 2017. On Monday, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said the majority of federal recovery grants would go toward rebuilding homes and businesses. Jorge A Ramirez Portela/AP hide caption

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Cairo, Ill., is one of the fastest depopulating communities in the nation, with abandoned buildings throughout the river town. The federal government plans to demolish two public housing projects where many of the remaining residents live. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Carson Promises To Help Residents Of Housing Projects His Department Is Shutting Down

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson drew controversy last month when he said in a radio interview that "poverty to a large extent is also a state of mind." Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Housing Secretary Ben Carson Clarifies Comment That Poverty Is A 'State Of Mind'

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