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Reboundng and Finding Money after Community Declines HUD Grants

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It was immediately apparent that a vacuum was created after Douglas County Colorado Board of Commissioners voted to decline taking HUD grants.  As part of the decision, a proposal was made to seek alternative sources of funds, specifically to evaluate the prospect of establishing a fund(s) for matching donations given to existing non-profit grant recipients. Continue Reading

Town of Castle Rock’s Letter About Declining HUD AFFH Funds

Intro by Smith Young “:)” This is an excellent letter from the City Council explaining reasons for town declining HUD CDBG funds. Douglas County, Town of Castle Rock, Office of the Towns Clerk, April 5, 2016 _____________________________________________________________ Reply To:  Audio Information Network of Colorado, Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, Crisis Center, Douglas County Housing Partnership, Elbert Task Continue Reading

HUD, the All Mighty Protector of Civil Rights Violates Freedom of Speech

President Obama’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation is arguably the most radical, transformative, and potentially controversial initiative that his administration has undertaken to date.  Maybe that’s why the mainstream press barely covers it. National Review by STANLEY KURTZ March 30, 2016 click Federal Tyranny Gags GOP in Hillary’s Backyard to go to the National Continue Reading

Request to Formally Manage the AFFH 2016 Budget for the Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) Submission

The following is a script presented to the Douglas County, CO, Board of Commissioners requesting formal management of the AFFH budget by Board of Commissioners February 16, 2016 Request to Formally Manage Budget for 2016 AFFH Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH) Douglas County Board of Commissioners Business Meeting Citizen Comments Evelyn Zur, Presenter Parker, CO Continue Reading

Request for an AFFH Legal Defense Fund

The following is a script presented to the Douglas County, CO, Board of Commissioners requesting an AFFH Legal Defense Fund. February 16, 2016 Request an AFFH Legal Defense Fund Douglas County, CO, Board of Commissioners Business Meeting Citizen Comments Smith Young, Presenter Parker, CO Because of HUD’s new AFFH rule Douglas County is now much Continue Reading

Dubuque Paper Slams HUD, Says NR Is Right

National Review Dubuque Paper Slams HUD, Says NR Is Right by STANLEY KURTZ January 18, 2016 Last week, when I published a sharp critique of the Obama administration’s outrageous takeover of Dubuque’s housing system, Dubuque city officials and a spokesman for HUD took me severely to task. I am pleased to report today that the Continue Reading

Dubuque Telegraph Herald: National Review right about HUD

Our opinion: National Review right about HUD where we stand Though Stanley Kurtz’s article has inaccuracies about Dubuque, it’s right about the overreach of HUD. BY THE TH MEDIA EDITORIAL BOARD Sunday February 17, 2016 Stanley Kurtz’s depiction of Dubuque in an article last week in the National Review isn’t flattering. “Dubuque is … a Continue Reading