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People with “Troubled Backgrounds” Run Public Housing, $200 Mil Wasted

It’s been well documented that the nation’s federal housing agency is a bastion of corruption, but now we learn that severe mismanagement at offshoots functioning independently—yet federally funded—in states across the country have also fleeced taxpayers out of hundreds of millions of dollars. The disturbing figures were delivered to Congress…

$73 Mil to Help Public Housing Residents Get Off Welfare

In its costly effort to win the war on poverty, the Obama administration has dedicated $73.3 million in the last few weeks alone to promote “family self-sufficiency” among public housing residents in the U.S. The taxpayer dollars are distributed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the scandal-plagued…

NCLR Gets Chunk of $40 Mil for Minority Housing Counseling

The Obama administration continues giving leftist groups huge sums to conduct minority housing counseling, this month allocating $40 million with one of the single biggest chunks of cash going to the open borders giant National Council of La Raza (NCLR). It’s a scandal-plagued program that has received large amounts of…

$700 Mil in Hurricane Recovery Funds Gone With the Wind

In yet another example of how the Obama administration blows the nation’s tax dollars, hundreds of millions earmarked for a failed housing program have vanished and the feds aren’t terribly worried about recovering the lost cash. The missing loot is part of a highly questionable Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

HUD Mobile App Helps Minorities File Housing Complaints

In its ardent quest to even the playing field for minorities the Obama administration has unveiled a new housing discrimination application for mobile devices manufactured by the world’s biggest electronics company (hint: its logo is a fruit and its CEO sat next to the First Lady at the state of…

$500k To Study Costly Distressed Neighborhood Transformation Program

The U.S. government is blowing $500,000 to study a questionable program that’s received hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars from the Obama Administration to transform poverty-stricken neighborhoods into sustainable, mixed-income areas with affordable housing, safe streets and good schools. Known as Choice Neighborhoods, the costly enterprise is a centerpiece

Govt. Studies Prove Need For Costly Minority “Housing Counseling”

In an apparent effort to justify giving leftist groups tens of millions of dollars to provide low-income populations and minorities with “housing counseling,” the Obama Administration has released two in-depth studies that conclude the government-funded program is the best thing since sliced bread. Furthermore, Uncle Sam must keep doling out…

$20 Mil To Help States Spend Federal Money

In a development that should make the average taxpayer’s head spin, the U.S government is doling out tens of millions dollars to support programs that help states spend their federal money more efficiently. It’s definitely a new era of government spending. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is…

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