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A Man's Home Is His Subsidy

carterthewriter Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 11:11 AM
This program is nothing but a political scam aimed at a certain class of voters. Many seniors are finding there are no funds left to help them. There's an apartment across the hall from me where the young tenant only occupies about 4 days a month.
The Obama administration now proposes to spend millions more on handouts, despite ample evidence of their perverse effects.

Shaun Donovan, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, says, "The single most important thing HUD does is provide rental assistance to America's most vulnerable families -- and the Obama administration is proposing bold steps to meet their needs." They always propose "bold steps."

In this case, HUD wants to spend millions more to renew Section 8 housing vouchers that help poor people pay rent.

The Section 8 program ballooned during the '90s to "solve" a previous government failure: crime-ridden public...