HUD Promises 'New Day' After GAO Finds Furniture Spending Violated Law

Government Executive: The Housing and Urban Development Department is promising major reforms after a government watchdog found it violated spending laws when purchasing new furniture for its secretary.

HUD violated spending restrictions when it sought to spend more than $40,000 on a dining set and dishwasher for HUD Secretary Ben Carson, the Government Accountability Office said in a report last week, by failing to notify Congress as required.

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