Affordable and low income housing

Camden council representatives talk as they help residents as they are evacuated from the Burnham residential tower block on the Chalcots Estate, in the borough of Camden, north London, Friday, June 23, 2017. A local London council has decided to evacuate some 800 households in apartment buildings it owns because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 24, 2017 - 6:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The scope of Britain's fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday, as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about fire doors and insulation around gas pipes, leaving residents angry and confused. Camden Council said it decided to evacuate the...
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Residents leave a tower block on the Chalcots Estate in Camden, London, Friday evening, June 23, 2017, as the building is evacuated in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place. More than 800 homes in tower blocks on the council estate in Camden, north London, are be evacuated. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
June 24, 2017 - 5:27 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on response to deadly (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A local council in London says it evacuated some 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire safety issues in four public housing towers, following the inferno in awest London apartment block that killed 79. The...
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Camden council representatives talk as they help residents as they are evacuated from the Burnham residential tower block on the Chalcots Estate, in the borough of Camden, north London, Friday, June 23, 2017. A local London council has decided to evacuate some 800 households in apartment buildings it owns because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 24, 2017 - 4:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The scope of Britain's fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday after a local government agency evacuated four public housing towers due to concerns about fire doors and the insulation around gas pipes, expanding the focus beyond the external cladding blamed for the rapid spread of a...
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Demonstrators hold a banner demanding justice for the victims of the recent deadly fire at Grenfell Tower apartment block as they march towards parliament in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017. The mass "Day of Rage" demonstration is timed to coincide with the state opening of parliament Wednesday. (AP Photo / Matt Dunham)
June 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — The British government has acquired newly built apartments that can be used to house some of the residents displaced by the horrific fire last week at a high-rise public housing complex, officials announced Wednesday. The 68 apartments are "all newly built social housing" located in...
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A school girl writes a message on a wall for the victims and in support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 15, 2017 - 2:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — London firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower Thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2017 file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks with Michelle Heritage, director of a shelter program, inside a shelter in Columbus, Ohio. Carson was one of the biggest names to join Donald Trump’s Cabinet, but since taking office about 100 days ago, he’s kept a low public profile. That could change starting this week as he begins a series of appearances in Washington, giving him an opportunity to spell out a vision for the housing agency he leads and try to avoid the controversies that have stemmed from some of his early remarks. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
May 31, 2017 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson was one of the biggest names to join Donald Trump's Cabinet, but since taking office as housing secretary, Carson has mostly kept a low public profile. That could change starting this week. Carson is beginning a series of appearances in Washington, giving him an...
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This photo provided by the Virginia State Police shows special Agent Michael T. Walter. Walter died Saturday, May 27, 2017 after being shot by a man sitting in a car in a Richmond public housing complex, police said. Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending. (Virginia State Police via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 2:39 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, died...
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This photo provided by the Virginia State Police shows special Agent Michael T. Walter. Walter died Saturday, May 27, 2017 after being shot by a man sitting in a car in a Richmond public housing complex, police said. Travis A. Ball is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending. (Virginia State Police via AP)
May 28, 2017 - 2:12 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, died...
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This image provided by the Virginia State Police shows law enforcement investigating the scene of a shooting early Saturday, May 27, 2017 in Richmond, Va. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, a Virginia State Police special agent died Saturday after being shot by a man sitting in a car in Richmond, police said. The shooting suspect fled on foot, sparking an overnight manhunt that ended with the man’s arrest about an hour after the agent’s death. Virginia State Police said in an emailed statement that Travis A. Ball of Richmond is being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony (Virginia State Police via AP)
May 27, 2017 - 1:52 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man fatally shot a Virginia State Police special agent in a Richmond public housing project before fleeing on foot, sparking an overnight manhunt that ended with his arrest on Saturday, authorities said. Travis Ball, 27, is charged in the Friday shooting of Special Agent...
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In this photo taken May 19, 2017, Cindy Gustafson helps pack bags of food for the Backpack Buddies program at Second Harvest Food Bank in Nazareth, Pa. The program faces a loss of federal funding under the budget proposed by President Donald Trump’s administration. (AP Photo/Michael Rubinkam)
May 22, 2017 - 7:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may have a tough time carrying out plans to kill a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more. Plenty of lawmakers — including some key Republicans — enthusiastically support the Community Development Block...
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