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AT Least A Quarter Of Every Tax Dollar For HUD Grants Wasted

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In addition to waste, there’s no mention of AFFH legal liabilities and HUD’s overreach on local government authority.  Recall that insultingly misnamed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, AFFH, rule has nothing to do with affordable housing! Daily Caller –  AT Least A Quarter Of Every Tax Dollar For HUD Grants May Be Wasted Ethan Barton Investigative Continue Reading

HUD’s Taxpayer Disregard – Trump Administration Plans New Restrictions on Reverse Mortgages

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Revealing more about how HUD disregards the interests of taxpayers.  Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson is peeling back layers of HUD’s onion, said through a spokesman that the reverse-mortgage program is seeing losses that require changes be made WSJ – Trump Administration Plans New Restrictions on Reverse Mortgages Mortgages help seniors supplement Continue Reading

Colorado Marijuana Tax paid $16 million towards Affordable Housing in 2016

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To put the amount in  perspective, the state of Colorado paid much more for affordable housing alone than HUD paid Denver, Colorado’s largest recipient of federal HUD grants, consisting of $11,333,541 for 2017 and $11,059,457 in 2016.  These are federal grants provided for everything from a bread basket to the kitchen sink.  These are HUD Continue Reading

It’s official – Westchester Beats Obama

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It’s been a long time coming, but HUD finally folds because they were wrong. WSJ Opinion – Westchester Beats Obama The feds concede that the suburb’s zoning laws aren’t discriminatory. By The WSJ Editorial Board July 23, 2017 Westchester County Chief Executive Rob Astorino spent seven years fighting Obama-era Department of Housing and Urban Development Continue Reading

HUD’s Social Engineering Mission Upset by Shrinking Housing Supply

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The free market, not HUD, should be the only arbiter for affordable housing. WSJ – Venice Beach Is a Hot Place to Live, So Why Is Its Housing Supply Shrinking? Venice Beach is the toughest neighborhood to build new housing in U.S., followed by Prospect-Lefferts Gardens in Brooklyn and Philadelphia’s Fishtown By Laura Kusisto, July Continue Reading