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Policy makers leave HUD's housing programs at risk (tags)

More than 900 organizations nationwide have spoken out against the massive spending cuts scheduled to take place. In a call to action, activists continue to urge low-income families in the federally subsidized housing programs to immediately contact their representatives, and to urge the Obama administration and Congress to stop the automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect on March 1, that could result in the eviction of 250,000 voucher holders in HUD housing programs!

Fiscal Cliff deal leaves HUD's housing programs at risk (tags)

In a call to action, activists urge all low-income families in the federally subsidized housing programs to immediately contact their representatives, and to urge the Obama administration and Congress to stop the automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect on March 1, 2013, that could result in the eviction of 250,000 voucher holders in HUD housing programs!

HUD's Public Housing Privatization Scheme "PETRA" Is Rejected (tags)

People across the nation are speaking out against the scheme to privatize 1.2 million public housing units, under a HUD proposal called Transforming Rental Assistance (TRA) initiative. The struggle against the privatization of public housing in Berkeley and Oakland has blossomed into a nation wide struggle against the profiteers that are trying to terminate public housing programs across the nation! On May 25, 2010, at a congressional hearing, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and many housing advocacy organizations from across the country spoke-out against HUD's proposals, and submitted written statements for the hearing record opposing TRA, including the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness and other Los Angeles housing and human rights organizations.

SAVE AMERICA's PUBLIC HOUSING - No on PETRA! - NO on TRA! (tags)

Public housing in Berkeley and Oakland are under attack by corporate profiteers, and if HUD and the Obama Administration have it their way, public housing across the nation will be next on the chopping block of corporate privatization! Join the struggle against the privatization of public housing!

Nonprofit does not want the poor in public housing units (tags)

Long-time public housing residents face displacement!

$100 million for Section 8 housing crisis falls short (tags)

$100 million in extra federal funding helps to save the nation's Section 8 housing program in Berkeley, Alameda, San Jose, Los Angeles and elsewhere! According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), a whopping 15% of 2,400 Public Housing Authorities nationwide, are currently experiencing funding shortfalls in the Section 8 Housing Voucher Program! HUD is currently trying to release an additional $400 million to assist section 8 programs across the nation. See full list of troubled Public Housing Authorities, further below!

How the CIA Steals Money From Taxpayers (tags)

In 1989 Catherine Austin Fitts became Assistant Secretary for Housing in Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She began to notice money was not properly tracked as it moved between different HUD departments and there was a lack of proper accounting mechanisms to deal with discrepancies in revenue indicated fraud at an alarming level. [28] She attempted to put in place some credible financial tracking mechanisms to identify where the money was going and to identify the responsible individuals and HUD departments, but after 18 months on the job she was suddenly fired by the Bush administration. Fitts was told the day after she left that her financial reforms through ‘place-based financial accounting and statements’ would also be terminated.

Fraud in the HUD affordable housing program (tags)

Tenants are being paid $3,000 to $5,000 to move out of a newly built HUD, tax credit building

Activist's 2007 Information Source (tags)

Seek & Yee Shall Find!

Bush 2008 budget to brutalize humanity (tags)

Bush budget proposes to brutalize America!

An Uncertain Future For Berkeley's Section 8 Tenants (tags)

City Officials Take The Heat For Housing Authority Failures

Call to Action: Take Action on FY07 HUD Appropriations (tags)

Call tghe DC offices of your Representative and Senators this week and ask to speak to the staff person in each who deals with housing issues. 1-877-322-5742

The Best Housing & Poverty Review of 2005 (tags)

The Nation's Housing Policies Are A Complete Disaster!

Save Section 8! No To S.771 (tags)

Save Section 8!

Roll Back The Rents! Tenant Housing News From Around The Nation! (tags)

An update on tenant housing issues from across the country!

Section 8 Housing Voucher Crisis- Urgent Update (tags)

In an outrageous statement, Secretary of HUD Alphonso Jackson claimed that, “being poor is a state of mind, not a condition.”

Public Housing And Voucher Programs At Risk (tags)

The Bush Administration's Global Tyranny Program Is Taking Precious Dollars From The Nation's Most Needed Domestic Programs!

HUD Orders Public Housing Tenants to Volunteer (tags)

While California Republicans are lining up for their FEMA handouts others are loosing benefits. Here is another example with the HUD program. People who take part in the HUD program are forced to work eight hours a month for the benefit, as if they are not already tired and struggling!

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