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Happening Now – Twin Cities Minneapolis and St. Paul Surrender

Introduction by Smith Young “:)”  This is a story about corruption at the highest level.  You have to ask how elected officials can get away with it.  Do you think that perhaps too many people are sleeping in the Twin Cities?  The case in point is the city on one hand denying any violation of Continue Reading

NY Post: Obama’s last act – less white, less wealthy Suburbs

Hillary’s rumored running mate, Housing Secretary Julian Castro, is cooking up a scheme to reallocate funding for Section 8 housing to punish suburbs for being too white and too wealthy. New York Post Obama’s last act is to force suburbs to be less white and less wealthy By Paul Sperry, May 8, 2016 The scheme involves Continue Reading

Do “Low Income Housing Tax Credits” (LIHTC) Maintain Segregation?

Composed by Smith Young “:)”  Following are two opposing views on the insidious effect of subsidies and non-market based policies, first is the biased reporting from 1) Report on the Distribution of Low Income Housing Tax Credits in the New York City Region, and 2) unbiased empirical analysis by NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Continue Reading

Reasons Why National Association of Realtors Opposes AFFH

Edited by Smith Young “:)” We agree with the National Association of Realtors.  Referencing the final AFFH rule, Chris Polychron, 2015 President, National Association of REALTORS® submits comments to HUD’s Regulations Division, Office of General Counsel, click National Association of Realtors Opposition to AFFH.  After declaring the obligatory politically correct language beginning with “we believe” Continue Reading

Will Obama Make Housing Affordable?

Introduction by Smith Young “:)” Randal O’Toole is a Cato Institute Senior Fellow working on urban growth, public land, and transportation issues.  Randal differentiates between affordable housing and housing affordability from a free market perspective, yes something Bernie Sanders and the Socialists couldn’t care less about.  In the article below, republished from his AntiPlanner website, Continue Reading

Announcing Opposition to AFFH, Darryl Glenn Colorado Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate

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Darryl Glenn has announced his opposition to HUD’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, AFFH, rule.  As our Colorado Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, Darryl Glenn has our support to defeat incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet who will supports the Obama administration’s implementation of the new AFFH rule.  AFFH will make a stark difference in the campaigns for U.S. Senate. It’s Continue Reading

Wall Street Journal: Houston and Detroit Are Leading the Way in Urban Innovation without HUD

Edited by Smith Young “:)”, A fresh perspective from the WSJ on American cities Houston and Detroit showing how evolving cities are solving their problems with innovation without interference from HUD and the new AFFH rule.  The million dollar question is, what will happen when HUD begins implementing AFFH in Houston and Detroit?  Evidence appears to show that the trend of Continue Reading