Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is being widely condemned for plans to slash anti-discrimination language from HUD’s mission statement in favor of language that emphasizes “self-sufficiency.”

The revision, first reported by Amanda Terkel at The Huffington Post, was made “in an effort to align HUD’s mission with the Secretary’s priorities and that of the [Trump] administration,” according to a March 5 memo obtained by Terkel.

The new mission statement is:

The previous version, which promoted creating “inclusive communities…free from discrimination” and is still on the agency’s website, was:

HUD is not the first agency to draft a new mission statement to more accurately reflect the priorities of the Trump administration; last month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services was sharply criticized for cutting “a nation of immigrants” from its mission statement and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveiled a mission statement that abandons the bureau’s previous commitment to protecting consumers from predatory corporations.

A spokesperson for HUD confirmed that “modest changes” were under consideration, but assured Terkel that “any mission statement for this Department will embody the principle of fairness as a central element of everything that we do. HUD has been, is now, and will always be committed to ensuring inclusive housing, free from discrimination for all Americans.”

However, as journalist Jamil Smith noted, the agency has never quite lived up to its previous mission of inclusive housing.