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U.S. Creates Landlord Task Force to Strong Arm Property Owners into Renting to the Poor

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Weekly Update: JW Sues on Behalf of Pentagon Whistleblower over Spygate Figure and Clinton Crony

Judicial Watch in Court for Fusion GPS Records Judicial Watch Sues on behalf of Pentagon Official Who Blew the Whistle on Spygate Figure and Clinton Crony Deep State Pushes Housing Welfare with Help of Key Trump Official The Russian Collusion Peter Strzok and James Comey Ignored   Judicial Watch in…

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U.S. Creates Landlord Task Force to Strong Arm Property Owners into Renting to the Poor

Citing a shortage of affordable housing in “higher opportunity neighborhoods,” the Trump administration is strong arming private landlords nationwide into renting to low-income tenants that get government vouchers. This week the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) launched a special Landlord Taskforce to coerce more property owners to accept…

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Weekly Update: JW Battles for FBI Deep State Texts

Judicial Watch Battles FBI for Anti-Trumper Text Messages Federal Agency Known for Fraud & Waste Finances Own Attacks Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day Judicial Watch Battles FBI for Anti-Trumper Text Messages Here is a sliver of good news in our efforts to find out the truth about the extent…

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Federal Agency Known for Fraud & Waste Finances Own Attacks

Here’s an amusing—and unbelievable—story about the most overtly communist agency in the U.S. government financing its own attacks with taxpayer money. A nonprofit that receives millions of dollars from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is suing the agency in federal court for suspending a controversial Obama program…

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Weekly Update: JW Exposes Tax Dollars for Soros

Obama Administration Funded Soros’ Left-Wing Activities in Albania Mueller’s Russia Probe is Out of Control HUD Still Funds Dicey Obama Plan to Make Slums Middle Class   Obama Administration Funded Soros’ Left-Wing Activities in Albania Last week, I reported to you on our efforts to expose the Obama administration’s funding…

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$1.7 Mil to Ease Prison Transition, Public Housing told not to Reject Criminals

Coinciding with the mass release of federal inmates, the Obama administration is spending $1.7 million on a “re-entry program” to ease the transition from prison and ordering public housing facilities not to reject tenants with criminal records. The goal is to reduce barriers to public housing, employment and educational opportunities…

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U.S. Lets Rich Get Cheap Public Housing: “Positive Social Benefits”

Tens of thousands of people who earn too much to qualify for the U.S. government’s taxpayer-subsidized public housing live in the facilities nationwide and the federal agency that runs the program has no intention of evicting the violators. That’s because “there are positive social benefits from having families with varying…

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Massive Government Overreach: Obama’s AFFH Rule Is Out

The Obama administration is now seeking to remake local neighborhoods across the country based on its own racial and economic preferences. The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule is a gross overreach and violation of state and local authority and must be stopped.

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HUD Director Changed Policies to Help Her Leftwing Group

Despite President Obama’s strict ban on hiring lobbyists, a cabinet-level agency violated regulations—and conflict-of-interest rules—by employing one to run a key policy division while still directing a nonprofit that benefits from the government agency’s decisions. Her name is Debra Gross and for years she headed a crucial policy office at…

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Former lobbyist ran HUD policy office and championed looser regs while still working for industry group

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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…

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Watchdog: Julián Castro’s San Antonio misused HUD money

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$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…

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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…

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$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)…

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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…

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HUD Sued for Records of Obama Administration Involvement in Controversial St. Paul, MN, Housing Discrimination Case

 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (No. 1:12-cv-01785)) on November 2, 2012, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

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$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

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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…

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$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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