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HUD Comment Letter on Reducing the AFFH Regulatory Burden

Burden Lifting Donkey

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

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

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

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

Douglas County Commissioners Letter to Trumps Transition Team for Repeal of AFFH

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The following letter and white paper was submitted to Trump’s transition team by Douglas County, Colorado Government and is exemplary of a local government taking control.  In 2016 Douglas County voted to decline receiving HUD CDBG grants.   Following is a letter from Douglas County Commissioners requesting the repeal of AFFH, sent to John Bravocos Continue Reading

The 2017 U.S. House & Senate Bills to Nullify AFFH

Stomp Out AFFH and Nullify

Wondering how Congress can eliminate the AFFH rule?  This is how it’s done.  “Local Zoning Decisions Protection Act of 2017” To nullify certain regulations and notices of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and for other purposes. Senate Bill, S.103 Sponsor: Senator Mike Lee (Introduced 01/11/2017) Cosponsor: Senator Marco Rubio House of Representatives Bill, Continue Reading

What Ben Carson at HUD could mean for Houston

Houston

Houston Chronicle – What Ben Carson at HUD could mean for Houston He’s opposed ‘government-engineered attempts to legislate racial equality’ By Leah Binkovitz, Kinder Institute for Urban Research December 8, 2016 Ben Carson, recently named secretary of Housing and Urban Development. “These government-engineered attempts to legislate racial equality create consequences that often make matters worse,” Continue Reading