Carson seeks more private sector involvement in housing


Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Monday that he will take stock of agency programs to determine their effectiveness and enact policies that invite more private capital into the housing market.


Senate confirms Carson as HUD secretary


The Senate voted 58-41 on Thursday to confirm Ben Carson to be the 17th secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Senate panel moves Carson's HUD nomination forward


The Senate Banking Committee voted unanimously to approve the nomination of Ben Carson as secretary of Housing and Urban Development, sending his nomination forward to the full chamber.


Carson open to alternatives to 30-year fixed


Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson is open to finding alternatives to the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, but believes there must be some government backstop to the housing market.


High stakes, low expectations for Carson's HUD hearing


HUD Secretary-designate Ben Carson is all but certain to get confirmed to his post—unless he makes a major mistake during his confirmation hearing.