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AFFH as HUD’s weapon in zoning disputes

one parking place per unit

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”

what?

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

The Most Dangerous Addiction of Them All: Entitlements

No$ Grant Recipient Relationship Addiction

“Entitlement Community” is HUD’s official name for counties, cities, towns, and municipalities that take grants.  “):” The Patriot Post:  The Most Dangerous Addiction of Them All: Entitlements The Left in every country should literally be regarded as a drug dealer. Dennis Prager · Mar. 26, 2017 All addictions — whether to drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex Continue Reading

How HUD Makes Zoning Changes Through the Back Door

Back Door Open by AFFH

Introduction by Smith Young “):” This article is mistaken and malformed throughout, but it’s an excellent piece of literature on how an important topic can be massaged to present a convincingly false narrative.  Using evidence associated with this complex topic with many vested interests, the information below demonstrates how staff writers push an agenda, how Continue Reading

Statement on Ben Carson Confirmation as HUD Secretary

AFFH, worse thing since slavery, Ben Carson

by Vann Ellison For release: 03.02.17 Contact: jim@vannellison.org or 301.704.1363 The following statement is from Vann Ellison who runs regional homeless shelter, feeding ministry and drug rehab programs. “For eight years the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has strayed badly from it mission.  When it does focus on homelessness and poverty it has Continue Reading

HUD NEEDS FAITH INITIATIVES TO SHRINK POVERTY

Poverty-Inc

John Anthony describes how to HUD, armed with civil rights law, everything looks like discrimination while it’s the faith based communities that are eliminating poverty. By John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Labs February 24, 2017 Since the 1964 Civil Rights Act was passed, The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has expanded its mandate to Continue Reading

AFFH Uses Legal Actions Against Communities

Whitehall Township, PA

by John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Lab If you want to know what will happen to your community if Trump fails to rein in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, look at Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, the latest community to surrender to HUD’s aggressive tactics. Much of the chaos we see in America today is designed Continue Reading

A GOP Regulatory Game Changer – the Congressional Review Act (CRA)

naked character chasing stacking rules

WSJ Columnist – A GOP Regulatory Game Changer Legal experts say that Congress can overrule Obama regulations going back to 2009. By Kimberley A. Strassel, Jan. 26, 2017 Todd Gaziano on Wednesday stepped into a meeting of free-market attorneys, think tankers and Republican congressional staff to unveil a big idea. By the time he stepped Continue Reading