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Affordable housing plan backed by Carson picks up bipartisan support

June 18, 2019

By KATY O’DONNELL : politico – excerpt

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has some surprising allies for a controversial strategy to promote affordable housing by leaning on local governments to loosen building restrictions.

The idea has bipartisan support from policymakers like Rep. Maxine Waters, 2020 presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, and key members of the House Financial Services Committee, which oversees HUD… (more)

We might want to communicate with some of the national level candidates our concerns over these types of measures.

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