Statements about Housing
"Over the past 10 years, the number of people living in Lower Manhattan has nearly doubled. In fact, Lower Manhattan has added more people over the last 10 years than Atlanta, Dallas and Philadelphia combined."
"We [the city of Atlanta] are overbuilt on housing."
"When lenders foreclose on homes, they typically suffer losses that exceed 30 percent of the value of the home."
"Hair stylists are required to undergo more government scrutiny than foreclosure consultants."
Says the new Dodd-Frank financial law requires a 20 percent down payment to buy a house.
Housing prices dropped for the 30 months prior to Barack Obama taking office, "and they have stabilized, they've been about flat since the president came in."
"Almost 10 percent of Canadians came to visit Florida last year ... (Canadians) buy 7.4 percent of our homes in the state."
The city’s 30 percent set aside for affordable housing in urban renewal areas is calculated citywide -- not district by district
"Ninety percent of Texans say they do not want the nursing homes to close. It polls higher than anything else."
Since Corey Stewart became chairman in November 2006, unemployment is up 150% and average home price sales are down $150,000.
The city building code violations on my properties only involve exterior issues; "within the households, it’s fine."
Unemployment and the housing and auto industry crises can be fixed by giving a million dollars to every worker over age 50 to retire.
"Barack Obama is in an economy that's only worsened since he's been president of the United States."
Last year, Beaverton School District had the highest number of homeless students ever recorded in Oregon.
Of the more than 1.3 million temporary mortgage modifications, over half have defaulted.
Says Tom Hughes supports paving over thousands of acres with over-development and sprawl.
Clayton County has employed 1,300 people over the past seven months through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
"(Jeff) Atwater's bank was so weak that just a few months ago it was shut down by the FDIC."
"Harry Reid says he does more for Nevada. He's done more for unemployment. We were at 4.4 percent. Now we're at 14 percent. He's done more for the foreclosure rate. We have the highest foreclosure rate in the nation. He's done more for bankruptcy. We have the highest bankruptcy rate in the nation."
Mortgage fraud is "up 400 percent in the last five years."
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