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Fighting Poverty Isn’t Brain Surgery, but Ben Carson Can Do Both

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Ben Carson is one of the original thought leaders on AFFH, read his excellent article on AFFH, click Experimenting with failed socialism again published in the Washington Times July 23, 2015.  And Jason Riley is in the same place, read his excellent article on AFFH, click Obama Wants to Pick the Clintons’ Neighbors June 16, Continue Reading

HUD Comment Letter on Reducing the AFFH Regulatory Burden

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Ariel Pereira Associate General Counsel for Legislation and Regulations Regulations Division Office of General Counsel Department of Housing and Urban Development 451 7th Street SW., Room 10276 Washington, DC 20410-0001 RE: Docket No. FR-6030-N-01 Reducing Regulatory Burden: Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda Under Executive Order 13777 Dear Ms. Pereira: Douglas County, Colorado has the following Continue Reading

Why HUD’s Deep State AFFH Rule is so unAmerican

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HUD’s AFFH rule, an Obama pride and joy, is the epitome of administrative tyranny.  Even the insultingly misnamed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing is a misrepresentation used to conceal the means to an end. A “way of restraining agencies—one President Trump could adopt on his own—would be to require them to submit new rules to Congress Continue Reading

Could Never Happen in America? Germany Is Now Confiscating Homes for Migrants.

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Could never happen in America, but if it could it would be orchestrated and led by HUD, and HUD’s Public Housing Authorities (PHAs)”):  ” Gateway Pundit – Germany Is Now Confiscating Homes To Use For Merkel’s Migrants! Joshua Caplan May 14th, 2017 Gatestone Institute reports: Authorities in Hamburg, the second-largest city in Germany, have begun Continue Reading

Good News – A free market curb on subsidized low income multi-unit housing

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Introduction by Smith Young “:)” Does anyone believe in the free market?  We need to let the it work.  The IRS Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is another government instrument for the redistribution of wealth and the investor problem described in this article proves you can’t have it both ways.  LIHTC  a.k.a as Section 42 Continue Reading

AFFH as HUD’s weapon in zoning disputes

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Introduction by Frank Francone:  The Relman law firm (the firm that sued Westchester County) pops up again. This time, they represented a developer (PathStone) in a zoning dispute with the township. The Developer wanted to do a high density development and wanted one parking place per unit. The township said two. Whitehall Township, NY, had made Continue Reading

HUD Clarifies that the Insultingly Misnamed AFFH is not about “Affordable Housing”

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Introduction by Smith Young “):”  Below, “program participants”, also referred to by HUD as “entitlement communities” are the towns, cities, and counties that take HUD grants.  HUD makes it clear that AFFH is only about low-income racial or ethnic minorities where program participants  will need to develop strategies to overcome allowing the concentration of low-income Continue Reading