housing assistance

Bernie Sanders teases $2.5 trillion housing plan

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders announced highlights of his national housing plan during a speech Saturday, emphasizing renter protections and investments in affordable housing.

Harris releases plan to expand VA benefits

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris released a new plan Saturday that aims to expand Veteran Affairs health care and housing assistance for some veterans and reverse the Trump administration's ban on transgender recruits joining the military.

Study: Trump proposal could put needs of migrant children at risk

The Trump administration proposed a rule last year to change how immigration officials determine whether an immigrant is a "public charge" -- a status that means the person is "primarily dependent" on government assistance -- which could contribute to certain green card or visa applicants being turned down if they have low incomes or little education.

Apple adding 2,000 jobs in Seattle

Apple plans to expand its presence in Seattle by adding 2,000 new jobs in the city over the next five years, double the number it originally planned to hire.

House passes disaster aid bill but the fight isn't over

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives on Friday passed a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill -- but negotiations over an aid package that could get President Donald Trump's signature remain stalled amid a dispute over how much assistance to provide to hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico.