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Posts Tagged ‘HUD’

King County’s gain is America’s loss

Posted by Liberty on February 2, 2009

King County Executive Sims Nominated For HUD Job

“President Barack Obama is nominating King County Executive Ron Sims for the No. 2 job at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.”

King County out from under the thumb of nanny Ron?  Oh, the possibilities!  But, if this is a typical Obama appointment, we’ll hear about the unpaid taxes in a week or two.

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For those who didn’t get a sub-prime mortgage–work 100 hours, get a house

Posted by Liberty on December 18, 2008

HUD hands out sweat-equity funds to 3 nonprofits

“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.

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