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A Man's Home Is His Subsidy

Stan330 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:27 AM
"Subsidies as high as $2,200 per month" could buy a 500,000 dollar house with a typical 30-year mortgage at 3.25 percent interest. Seem excessive to anyone else?
exF14RIO Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:12 AM
I don't think you'll find anyone who disagrees with you. Thanks to John Stossel for identifying this problem- but how to fix it? These are folks that are dependent, and continue to be coddled.
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...