“They’re not showing any results,” said Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget at a Thursday White House press briefing.
The 42-year old Community Development program has garnered bipartisan support since President Gerald Ford signed it into law in 1975. Roughly $150 billion has been allocated to a growing number of “entitlement communities” — generally larger cities and counties, as well as states, according to HUD. Today, roughly 1,200 cities, counties, and states participate.
HUD representatives did not immediately respond to calls for comment.
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