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Compassionate letter to Elected-Official about his vote to accept HUD grants

compassion, hands together

Introductory email with letter attached: Donald, you should recognize most of the people on this email as friends and longtime supporters.  Each volunteered comments and spoke at the June 27, 2017 BOCC meeting objecting to Jefferson County accepting HUD grants.  All have contributed to the content of the attached letter either in writings, discussions, and Continue Reading

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

Marijuana, Welcome to Colorado

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

winning

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

Blessing or Curse? The public housing debacle continues

Western Conservative Summit HUD AFFH Workshop presentation July 21, 2017 by Frank Francone An excellent presentation on housing by Mr. Francone who is currently a candidate for the Colorado State House (on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/frankfranconeforstatehouse/).  To view presentation click 2017 Western Conservative Summit HUD Presentation Joining Frank the panel includes        

HUD’s Social Engineering Mission Upset by Shrinking Housing Supply

Gentrification

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