While advocates for low-income and public-housing residents are alarmed at the prospective head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, one former HUD secretary is not.

President-elect Donald J. Trump has indicated that he intends to nominate former Republican presidential rival and neurosurgeon Ben Carson to be the next secretary of HUD.

But Carson faces two concerns. First, some worry that he is underqualified to run the federal housing agency. The second is that his conservative views will point HUD in the wrong direction.

Source: Mortgage Daily