People Object But HUD Has Last Word

In Arkansas, planners have forced low income housing upon the residents in keeping with HUD regulations and demands that a percentage of all new housing in any town in the US comply with their guidelines for size and cost.

“ROGERS — The Planning Commission approved a request Tuesday to create affordable housing in the southeast area of the city despite objections from neighbors.

Bell Constructions Solutions received unanimous approval to turn almost 18 acres into a residential neighborhood with housing for lower-income residents north of east New Hope Road and South O Street.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development defines affordable housing as housing costing occupants no more than 30 percent of their income for housing costs, which includes utilities.”

Read more… Rogers Planning Commission OKs affordable housing rezone

Here you can review the rules for the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Act

How many towns do you know of that are willing to forego federal grants? HUD’s war on the suburbs… did your town sign something that says it will comply?
Summarizing Impact of the AFFH Rule, as considered by the Town of Parker

AFFH Explained

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