Democrat Presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, proposed a $100 billion US Housing and Urban Development grant to provide up to $25,000 for down payments and closing costs. Harris’ bill would also loosen credit standards with the goal of creating more home loans, which is similar to the subprime loan policy that tanked the US economy in 2008. She blamed the credit rating that she claims holds people back, and she proposed adding rent payments, cell phone payments and utility payments that would go toward individuals’ credit scores, but it could also destroy their credit score.
Taking aim at the racial wealth gap in the U.S., Democratic
presidential candidate Kamala Harris proposed a $100 billion program to
help black families and individuals buy homes.
at the Essence Festival in New Orleans on Saturday, Harris said the
program would help with down payments and other costs associated with
The program, she estimated, would help 4 million families who
live or rent in historically red-lined areas, or those where loans are
often refused because borrowers are seen as poor financial risks.
“We must right the wrong, and after generations of
discrimination give black families a real shot at home-ownership —
historically one of the most powerful drivers of wealth,” Harris said.
program, which would be administrated by the Department of Housing and
Urban Development, would give grants of up to $25,000 to families with
incomes of up to $100,000, or as much as $125,000 in high-income
communities. Harris said the plan would, over time, reduce the wealth
gap between black and white families by one-third.
McCabe is under pressure and may cut a deal to offer testimony against other FBI and Justice Department officials. It is surprising to see strong interest at the government level in holding a member of the deep state to the same standards that apply to everyone else. We shall see.
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