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Keeping House At HUD | Preparing For The 'Big One'

Millions of Americans rely on the Department of Housing and Urban Development as a lifeline. What's happening at HUD under Secretary Ben Carson? He was a controversial pick and there are new concerns over his tenure. To learn more, we're joined by HUD's acting deputy secretary, David Eagles, Alec MacGillis, a reporter at ProPublica, Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, Nela Richardson, chief economist at Redfin and Jimmy Kemp, a member of the Trump administration "landing team" that evaluated the agency. Then, the risk of earthquakes across America. Chances are your home sits on a fault line — one that might be overdue for movement. We're joined by Kathryn Miles, author of "Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake," Lucy Jones, a researcher at Caltech's Seismological Laboratory, Tom Pratt, a geophysicist at the U.S. Geological Survey and Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory.

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