Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Carson retreats on HUD rent plan after AP analyzes its real-life impact

Juliet Linderman, newsperson, Washington, and Larry Fenn, data journalist, New York, for teaming up for an exclusive analysis of the data behind HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s proposal to change the rent formula for federally subsidized housing, showing the plan would raise rents an average of 20 percent in large metropolitan areas. Carson retreated from the plan after the story was published.

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