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HUD Director Goes on $336,000 Shopping Spree with Low-Income Housing Funds

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HUD Director Goes on $336,000 Shopping Spree with Low-Income Housing Funds

A high-ranking public housing official charged with providing government-subsidized homes to the poor stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the agency and used it to buy furniture, alcohol, clothes, makeup and other personal items. The crooked public official scammed the government for years undetected which may seem unbelievable though…

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HUD Gives Poor More Rent Money to Live in “Higher Opportunity” Areas With “Lower Poverty”

To help “very low-income families” live in better neighborhoods, the Obama administration has issued a sweeping order requiring the government to pay more for their housing so they can move to areas of higher opportunity and lower poverty. The final rule was announced in the federal register this month by…

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Another $37.3 Mil to Combat Housing Discrimination

In a final push to end prejudice against minorities throughout the U.S., the Obama administration is spending another $37.3 million to combat housing discrimination and, as usual, the money is flowing straight into the coffers of leftist groups that share the president’s ideology. Throughout his two terms Obama has allocated…

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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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HUD Staffer Fraudulently Charges $12k on Govt. Credit Card

During the government shutdown a couple of years ago, an employee at a cabinet-level agency long embroiled in scandal fraudulently charged thousands of dollars in personal items on his work-issued credit card. Enraging as it may seem, it’s not all that surprising considering it involves the Department of Housing and…

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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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