Trump-Pence: Trump has continued to falsely claim the suburbs are being attacked by dog whistling his repeal of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule which requires communities to build low cost units in less diverse neighborhoods. The mandate was set up during Obama’s tenure. “I am happy to inform all of the people living their Suburban Lifestyle Dream that you will no longer be bothered or financially hurt by having low income housing built in your neighborhood,” Trump tweeted in July. “Your housing prices will go up based on the market, and crime will go down.”
From the dog whistles to appointing Ben Carson as the head of HUD, Trump could care less about affordable housing for all.
Biden-Harris: Biden says he will reinstate the rule under Trump promised to reinstate the fair housing rule Trump scrapped. He will also sharply increase Section 8 rent subsidies to ensure they’re available to all who qualify, and would allocate a fund worth $100-billion to finance the upgrading of housing for low-income Americans.
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