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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

Done – It’s Ben Carson as Housing Secretary

Ben Carson Nominated

Dr. Ben Carson doesn’t need an introduction, but you may want to read the Washington Times article he published July 23, 2015 immediately after HUD published the the AFFH rule in the Federal Register.  Read Ben’s Washington Times article about AFFH, click Experimenting with Failed Socialism Again Dr. Carson served as director of pediatric neurosurgery Continue Reading

New Affordable-Housing Rules Will Stifle Construction in Los Angeles

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“They took that problem and made it worse” said Shawn Evenhaim, chief executive of Los Angeles developer California Home Builders, said he stopped purchasing land months ago that would fall under the new requirements, anticipating the initiative would pass. He has enough land to get him through the next two to three years, but after Continue Reading

Probe into Rockland County, NY Community Development Program

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Introduction by Smith Young, “:)” Why does Rockland County, NY require a Commission on Human Rights?  This sounds very much like a type of European Union (EU) governmental entity set up to mitigate problems due to the Syrian immigration.  Just saying, from a Colorado perspective we have to wonder what kind of diverse cesspool is Continue Reading

Homeownership rate continues to decline

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WSJ – Lopsided Housing Rebound Leaves Millions of People Out in the Cold Homeownership rate continues to decline due to credit issues, student loans and high rents By Laura Kusisto Updated Aug. 11, 2016 m.wsj.net/video/20160811/081116lunchlostdecade1/081116lunchlostdecade1_v2_ec664k.mp4 The housing recovery that began in 2012 has lifted the overall market but left behind a broad swath of the Continue Reading

Construction Unions Align with Opposition Against AFFH!

Union against soldiers

Certainly not by design, but for different reasons labor unions are opposing AFFH and high density, affordable housing! WSJ – Construction Unions Stymie Low-Income Housing Plans in California, New York Stiff resistance centers on notion that government shouldn’t aid development without guaranteeing union-level wages By ELIOT BROWN Updated Aug. 28, 2016 Legislative efforts in two Continue Reading