Some Low-Income Residents Could Lose Housing Due to Ongoing Gov. Shutdown

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Seniors and the disabled who rely on federal housing assistance could be the next victims of the government shutdown.  

U.S. Housing and Urban Development employees are furloughed, and there is no one to sign housing vouchers.  

The President and HUD Secretary Ben Carson has urged landlords to be patient and flexible, but a former deputy secretary of HUD says many landlords have no choice.  

Washington D.C. correspondent Alexandra Limon reports many low-income housing units operate on a shoestring, and building managers need the HUD money for day-to-day operations, like keeping the lights on, the water running, and the furnace heating.

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