For those who didn’t get a sub-prime mortgage–work 100 hours, get a house
Posted by Liberty on December 18, 2008
“The grants, through HUD’s Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program, consist of $13.25 million for Habitat for Humanity International and $6.625 million to the Housing Assistance Council, both of which are headquartered in Washington, D.C., and $6.625 million to Spokane-based Community Frameworks.”
“Self-Help” affordable housing…a nifty government give-away just in case you didn’t get a house you couldn’t afford via a sub-prime mortgage. Just happened to notice the real money line near the bottom of this article. Here we go:
“Kooistra also decried the huge disparity between the budgets for HUD and the Defense Department, saying: “We need to change the way we think about affordable housing.”
Marty Kooistra is chief executive of Habitat for Humanity [Seattle/South King County] and I think he needs to brush up on the Constitution. The common defense is mentioned in the preamble of the Constitution. Giving away houses is not.