Laura Sullivan appears in the following:
Monday, October 23, 2017
Only 25 percent of people who need government help to pay for housing get it. In collaboration with The FRONTLINE Dispatch, NPR looked at what can happen to the other 75 percent and how the affordable housing crisis is playing out in one Dallas neighborhood.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Government auditors can't determine if the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program costs too much because the program lacks adequate IRS oversight, according to testimony before Congress.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
In Dallas and other tight rental markets, Section 8 voucher holders can't find the homes they need, while developers face resistance from wealthier neighborhoods when trying to build new housing.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
The low-income housing tax credit program gave way to a booming $8 billion private industry, but as tax credits for companies increased, the number of housing units being built for the poor fell.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Senate panel told ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn was compromised by the Russians. South Koreans elect a president. Probe shows why some families aren't getting government-funded housing.
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
The report comes after a joint investigation by NPR and PBS' Frontline that uncovered how private insurance companies in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy were profiting while homeowners suffered.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
A congressional inquiry finds that the American Red Cross stonewalled lawmakers as they sought to understand the charity's finances, and that it sent significantly less money to Haiti than claimed.
Friday, June 03, 2016
While the Federal Emergency Management Agency vows to make sweeping reforms to the nation's flood insurance program, senators say the program "needs to fundamentally transform."
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
State and local disaster relief programs are leaving communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy confused by the dizzying array of directives on how to rebuild.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
We have the second report in a probe into who profits when disaster strikes. NPR and the PBS show Frontline examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS's Frontline investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Sen. Chuck Grassley is asking federal investigators to give him the names of officials at the American Red Cross who did not cooperate with the government's recent inquiry into the charity.
Grassley, an Iowa Republican, sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office Monday morning saying that the Senate ...
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The American Red Cross allegedly did not fully cooperate with a government investigation of its performance and finances. Now investigators and a congressman want the charity's books open for audits.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The American Red Cross, which has often boasted of its transparency, attempted last year to halt a congressional inquiry into its disaster relief work, according to a private letter Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern wrote to Rep. Bennie Thompson.
In the letter, McGovern asked Thompson, a Democrat from Mississippi and ...
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The American Red Cross has met its deadline to say how it spent almost half a billion dollars in Haiti. But the charity's answers have left at least one senator unsatisfied.
"I have a lot more questions for the Red Cross," Sen. Chuck Grassley says in a statement ...
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Citing reports from NPR and ProPublica that found a string of poorly managed projects after the devastating 2010 earthquake, the senator is demanding answers to how nearly $500 million was spent.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Haitian journalists pressed an official from the American Red Cross to explain how the charity spent almost half a billion dollars in the country — but got few answers at a news conference this week at Le Plaza Hotel in downtown Port-au-Prince.
Frustrated journalists began talking over the official, Walker ...
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
An investigation by NPR and ProPublica finds a string of poorly managed projects, questionable spending and dubious claims of success, according to a review of the charity's internal documents.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Two of South Dakota's largest tribes won a sweeping victory in federal court that could reverberate for tribes across the country.
A federal judge has ruled that the state Department of Social Services, prosecutors and judges "failed to protect Indian parents' fundamental rights" when they removed their children after ...