Obama to Cities: Drop Dead—the Life and Death of a Great American Urban Policy

Under the leadership of President Obama, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) began revitalizing its urban policy. It demonstrates the president’s commitment to cities, though a lot of work remains to be done.

"When Barack Obama took office, he created the first-ever White House Office of Urban Affairs--[...] 'putting the UD back in HUD.'"

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