Statements about Housing
"Pasco County has the second highest population of homeless in all of Florida."
"It is legal in Ohio to fire an employee or evict a tenant just for being gay."
"More than 30 percent of all commercial and multifamily development in the entire state is happening in Newark."
"I still live in the same working-class neighborhood I grew up in."
"Fourteen million Americans' mortgages are greater than the value of their homes."
A "foreclosure tax" that would take effect in 2013 could mean a high tax bill for those facing foreclosure and millions of families who modified their mortgage or had a short sale through their lender.
U.S. House opponent Paul Ryan supports "cutting funding for veterans by 24 percent."
"Sen. Bob Menendez voted to enact a new tax on the sale of homes of 3.8%."
Under Obama, home values in Florida collapsed, construction jobs were lost and the state had a high foreclosure rate.
Mitt Romney said we should let foreclosures "hit the bottom."
Says Jeff Brandes voted to allow state-run Citizens Property Insurance to dump policies onto "out-of-state, unregulated private companies."
President Obama’s health care law says "when you sell your house now you have to pay a 3.8 percent tax."
"Nearly 60% of all occupants of HUD properties in U.S. are illegals."
Says Obama broke his promise to help homeowners facing foreclosure.
Says "I don’t agree with Mr. Hales that we should give a sweeping break to the developers to allow them to build that infill housing without paying for those very basics."
Says "Austin has the lowest property tax rate by far of the five major cities in Texas."
"There is not one single federal housing program yet that has not needed a bailout to survive."
Says "there are homes for sale on and around (Oswego Lake) right now for under $150,000 that anyone is welcome to buy."
"If you sell your house after 2012 you will pay a 3.8 percent sales tax on it."
"In 2006, I went out and authored a letter with 24 other senators asking for major reform of Freddie and Fannie, warning of a meltdown and a bubble in the housing market."
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