The Chappaqua Case: The Feds Muscle In on Local Zoning Laws

HUD has rewritten the definition of “fair housing.”

Howard Husock National Review 7/30/2015

Here’s a question for Hillary Clinton: Should a U.S. attorney threaten a county with more than $1 million in fines if it refuses to pressure local officials to approve a housing development?

The issue is not at all hypothetical. It’s front and […]

Limbaugh is right about Obama’s war on suburbs

Robert Romano NetRightDaily 7/18/2014

“What better way to give a boost to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Act and the remaking of American neighborhoods than to start injecting illegal immigrant populations into targeted cities and towns in the suburbs all across the country?”

That was national radio talk show superhost Rush Limbaugh commenting on a […]

Obama Moves to Impose His Vision of How We Should Live, Part One

Paul Mirengoff PowerLine 12/26/2013

As the end of the year approaches, we are waiting for the Obama administration to complete the process by which its rule on “affirmatively furthering fair housing” (AFFH) becomes embedded in the Code of Federal Regulations. In July, the Department of Housing and Urban Development issued its proposed AFFH rule for […]

Obama Quietly Pushes Forward With Anti-Suburban Campaign

Paul Mirengoff Power Line 7/30/2013

I wrote here about President Obama’s plans to redistribute wealth from the suburbs to the cities, as exposed by Stanley Kurtz in his book Spreading The Wealth: How Obama Is Robbing The Suburbs To Pay For the Cites. Stanley returns to this theme in a post about the latest element […]

Burn Down the Suburbs?

Not exactly, but Obama is already working to get rid of them.

Stanley Kurtz National Review Online 8/1/2012

President Obama is not a fan of America’s suburbs. Indeed, he intends to abolish them. With suburban voters set to be the swing constituency of the 2012 election, the administration’s plans for this segment of the electorate […]

Is Agenda 21 a U.N. plot to kill the suburbs?

Or is “sustainable growth” a sensible policy demonized by a right-wing conspiracy theory?

Liam Hysjulien Salon.com 3/15/2012

In a resolution approved in January, the Republican National Committee characterized the United Nations’ Agenda 21 as “destructive strategies for sustainable development.” Included in this resolution was the RNC’s condemnation of the “insidious nature” of Agenda 21, and […]