U.S. Housing and Urban Development held panel discussion at Tougaloo

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-17 16:02:43

U.S. Housing And Urban Development Held Panel Discussion At Tougaloo

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia L. Fudge said she chose Jackson to kick off her “HUD on the Road” tour because of the unique set of circumstances Jackson residents here face with homeownership. 

“Mississippi has one of the largest low-income populations,” Fudge said of her decision to start the tour in Mississippi. “I wanted to start in a place where I feel good things are happening … behind the scenes and to enlighten the community about it.”

Fudge spoke with community representatives including U.S. Rep. Bennie Tompson in a roundtable discussion behind closed doors…

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