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Wiener’s Affordable Housing Propaganda

Senator Wiener’s housing bill won’t boost affordable housing Niccolo Caldararo   State Senator Scott Wiener makes a number of assertions about housing needs, and his own legislation (Senate Bill 827), to cure the lack of affordable housing with measures that have limited the rights of citizens to control the growth…

This is why you can’t afford to buy a house

http://theweek.com/articles/750564/why-cant-afford-buy-house Americans are desperate for more affordable housing. Yet 1.4 million residential properties were vacant as of 2017’s third quarter. Even more telling: 75 percent of those vacancies weren’t owned by a former occupant, but by an investor. Welcome to America’s new housing crisis. To understand real estate, you first…