HUD wants Memphis to return or ‘de-obligate’ $17M in affordable-housing funds

Recommendation targets miscues in financing of Cleaborn Pointe and Eden Square

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 15, 2019 5:58 PM CT | Published: February 13, 2019 11:11 PM CT
<strong>Daryl Whalen, an employee for OGN Tech, inspects and installs new security surveillance equipment in the Cleaborn Pointe at Heritage Landing neighborhood. Federal officials say the city of Memphis improperly used federal funding and are seeking to get the funds back.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Daryl Whalen, an employee for OGN Tech, inspects and installs new security surveillance equipment in the Cleaborn Pointe at Heritage Landing neighborhood. Federal officials say the city of Memphis improperly used federal funding and are seeking to get the funds back. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

The federal Housing and Urban Development wants Memphis to pay back millions spent in one of the biggest take-backs ever proposed by HUD.

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Cleaborn Pointe Eden Square HUD Jim Strickland Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development Paul Young

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