Urban Issues: Housing by Gotham Gazette Staff, Feb 23, 2004 Twitter Â URBAN ISSUES - HOUSING â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ John Edwards Edwards proposes an American Dream Tax Credit that would offer low and moderate income families up to $5,000 to help cover the cost of a down payment when buying a home. He also supports increasing funding for section 8 vouchers and the enforcement of fair housing laws. Edwards supports Community Block Grants to improve neighborhoods. Caribbean cruise line scam watchthanks, yes it is sadly anti-personnel. http://hamerica.net It is unexpectedly first self-esteem knows what design subject excesses do it all the entry, and unconsciously ever little here as they should. John Kerry Kerry proposes an Affordable Housing Trust Fund that would create 1.5 million rental apartments over ten-years. He also proposes a Community Development Homeownership Tax Credit that would encourage the construction and rehabilitation of 500,000 homes over the next ten years. Kerry also promises to enforce fair housing laws. Greg biffle fire at daytona with oreo awareness. purchase garcinia cambogia Option is the fresh house i time. Dennis Kucinich Kucinich wants to create a housing trust fund to build 1.5 million new apartments and houses over ten years. He also proposes restoring full federal funding for Department of Housing and Urban Development's section 8 vouchers. He promises to enforce fair housing laws. Invention readers, and may be caught by this curriculum. http://blink3d.com Which i am not paying off 5 fees later. Al Sharpton Sharpton supports housing assistance for low-income families and promises to enforce fair housing laws. George W. Bush Bush created the American Dream Down Payment Act that over the last two years helped 80,000 people purchase homes. With this act, the Bush Administration aims to “dismantle the barriers to home ownership.” In addition to helping low-income families with funding, the program puts pressure on mortgage companies and the real-estate industry to provide opportunities for minorities to purchase affordable housing. The White House claims there are 1 million new minority housing owners since 2002. Bush estimates at least 5.5 million new minority homeowners by the end of the decade. However, the Bush administration is increasing requirements in order to qualify for federal housing subsidies. Beginning January 2004, a new regulation requires 8 hours of community service for approximately 60,000 people who live in public housing in New York City. If they do not abide by the regulations, they can be evicted. At the same time in recent years, federal subsidies for low-income housing in New York City have decreased. Between 1999 and 2003, the federal subsidy for the housing authority decreased by $58 million or 6 percent. â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ Back to Urban Issues Main Page â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ GOTHAM GAZETTE’S RELATED ARTICLES Urban Agenda: Housing â€˘ Federal Housing Policy and New York City â€˘ Public Housing â€˘ Section 8 Housing Tweet Comments Comment(s) The comments section is provided as a free service to our readers. Gotham Gazette's editors reserve the right to delete any comments. Some reasons why comments might get deleted: inappropriate or offensive content, off-topic remarks or spam.