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Trump budget cuts could add to California housing crisis

  California’s housing crisis seems likely to soon become significantly more complicated – and quite possibly worse for poor residents who rely on federal help. That’s because President Trump’s proposed 2017-18 budget both undercuts and targets many programs that are part

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Local officials race to stymie Gov. Brown’s housing push

Gov. Jerry Brown appears to have made some progress in securing crucial building trade unions’ support for his push to streamline housing construction in California by dropping his objection to the requirement that construction workers be paid “prevailing” — i.e.,

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L.A. homelessness draws federal attention

Struggling to slow L.A.’s spike in homelessness, city leaders have booked an appointment with the federal government. “Secretary Julian Castro will be in Los Angeles on Tuesday to meet with Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council members and county supervisors, HUD

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Biased zip codes to be integrated by HUD

Apparently I live in a biased, narrow-minded zip code… according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. What’s the definition? First, look at HUD’s mission: HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes

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Taxpayers fund govt. agency advertisements

Dec. 21, 2012 By Katy Grimes The state of California is pushing welfare and food stamps very hard. They constantly advertise on the radio and television, and must have a huge public relations budget… paid for courtesy of taxpayers. Here’s

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FHA subprime defaults hit 9% in California

May 18, 2012 By Chriss Street The American taxpayer is about to be saddled with another multi-billions bailout of subprime mortgage loan losses  from the stealth Federal Housing Authority lending program that has been offering ultra-low 3.5 percent down payments since

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