Affordable housing programs are intended to provide good homes to low wage earners; instead, they provide government handouts to developers.
Russ Wetherill, May 31, 2014 If there’s one thing I can’t stand… [full-disclosure: there’s actually a lot of things I tolerate, but don’t really like very much, like stop lights – what are those good for? Sure they prevent accidents, and save lives, but I probably waste an hour a week just sitting there fish-eyeing the people in the next car for signs of instability.] … but one thing that irks me more than most is phony compassion for the poor. The poor aren’t particularly wealthy, and thus generally not a very good source of revenue. In an ordinary universe, where up and down retain their normal directions, a business plan based on constructing a million housing units for the segment of the population with[READ MORE]