There's only one way to stop the fraud and inefficiencies that have afflicted the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a recent Harvard University study says: Shut the agency down.

"Abuse of the program has plagued HUD almost from the start," said Howard Husock, director of case studies in public policy at Kennedy School of Government and author of The Inherent Flaws of HUD. "It just keeps on keeping on."

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