Promises, promises

Will Trump break this promise? When President Reagan took office in 1980, he promised to reduce the number of federal agencies and rules. Eight years later, his Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief failed to eliminate a single agency or even one of the thousands of federal regulations. Today, President-elect Trump has promised to stop […]

How HUD Makes Lousy Programs Look Great

When federal agencies promote programs, like Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing, or Common Core they conduct sophisticated and often deceptive marketing campaigns that cover up there downsides. Flowery slogans like, “transportation options are fundamental to having a shot at the American Dream,” and “Economic diversity is the path to better outcomes for all American children,” may […]

Will HUD Communism Continue Under Trump?

On July 8, 2015, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the final rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH). HUD describes this rule – “everyone can access affordable, quality housing regardless of their ‘race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or familial status.’” HUD’s Secretary, Julian Castro, stated that “unfortunately, too many […]

Regionalism Censors Realtors

You cannot make this up folks, read to the bottom to be outraged. Another community has rejected HUD’s AFFH once they discovered their increased legal liabilities. It was good to see residents and public officials working together for the interests of the community. Also, you will not believe what your realtor CANNOT say in our […]

HUD to introduce “socioeconomic diversity” to Depts of Ed and Transportation

Barack Obama is spending the next months dismantling the last shreds of our free market America. HUD is his weapon and he wields its new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule like a concrete block. He batters communities into changing or ignoring their own zoning laws and allowing the government to dictate community planning. Local […]

How One Town Defeated HUD Grants

This information is courtesy of John Anthony the Founder of “Property Value Defense”. He is but one of the few people keeping us informed on what other towns are doing in other states to keep HUD influence out of local affairs. Ringwood is a wooded community in a beautiful lake area of northwestern, NJ. Over […]

HUD Moves to Dictate Classroom Diversity

In a bold move, HUD partnered with the Departments of Transportation and Education to create a massive alteration in the way children experience school. The program is designed to help low-income families grow financially. Instead, it accomplishes something much different. HUD Moves to Dictate Classroom Diversity by John Anthony, Sustainable Freedom Lab HUD is the […]

Taking Money from HUD Makes Lawsuits More Likely

The latest from John Anthony at Property Value Defense… HUD’s Rickety World of Worthless Words When public officials first learn how HUD’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule can force communities to overturn voters’ decisions and ignore their own zoning laws, often their first comment is, “Let’s check with HUD. We can’t afford to […]