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This (AFFH) is Scary

Comment by: TODD BLODGETT New HUD Rules Take Aim at Segregated Housing Wall Street Journal By Laura Kusisto Updated July 8, 2015 This is scary, and for ALL involved parties.  Law-abiding net taxpayers simply won’t stand for it, and no small number of local law enforcement won’t enforce it.  Having worked in politics and marketing for 3o+ Continue Reading

Douglas County Board 3-2 Against Land Use Changes

Parker Chronicle article Chris Michlewicz, Aug. 4, 2015 Note that  Douglas County is one of over 1,200 localities targeted by HUD’s new AFFH rule. It’s the responsibility of local elected officials to use judgment in making decisions on the use of property based on a process of first determining that permit applications are compliant with the zoning laws, Continue Reading

NFHA on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

Excerpt from: National Fair Housing Alliance, NFHA – AFFH Page Ending discrimination is one thing, but when was the federal government authorized to define and promote “inclusive” communities? The Fair Housing Act has two goals: to end housing discrimination and to promote diverse, inclusive communities. The second goal is referred to as Affirmatively Furthering Fair Continue Reading

Obama’s Endgame

Excerpt from: American Thinker – “Obama’s Endgame” Eileen Toplansky, July 13, 2015 (3 days before the AFFH rule was posted in the Federal Register, becoming official policy) In essence, the AFFH “gives the federal government a lever to re-engineer nearly every American neighborhood – imposing a preferred racial and ethnic composition, densifying housing, transportation, and Continue Reading

New rules from the Department of Housing & Urban Development

Timbers Conservatives #31 A Conservative Precinct Newsletter from Douglas County, CO August 2, 2015 The Affirmative Furthering Fair Housing Rules is a covert attempt to “economically integrate” virtually every community in every state. It “weaponizes” HUD analogous to what has happened with the DOJ, IRS and DHS. It represents a dramatic overreach of federal government Continue Reading