Limit welfare and Section 8 housing options to governement managed apartments only. Tax payer dollars should not used to allow those on government assistance to live in houses like hard working tax payers.
Currently, there are no time limits on how long a tenant can receive rent subsidy through the HUD Section 8 program. My observation as one who owns rental property, is that the renters become complacent and actually demotivated to go and look for work. If they work more, their vouchers are cut. I believe the program should help those who need help, but only for a limited period of time. There must be some motiviation ...more »
Save Billions and Billions. Establish Welfare as a Work for Funding type project. Hundreds of empty office spaces are available around the country that could be put to good use. Establish a administrator and minimal staff. The remaining portion of the staff and other WELFARE recipents would then work a set number of hours each month in order to get the full amount of their welfare. Section 8 and Welfare would work ...more »
CANCEL and phase out Welfare and section 8 and food stamps and welfare benefits and low income housing for able bodied working age citizens. The triilions of dollars of welfare money have created a section of society that does not contribute to society and that drains the taxpayers and does not produce tax income for the US GOVERNMENT and holds its customers in social and finance bondage. Please phase out the progams ...more »
People should be discouraged from staying on welfare or Section 8 or any other income-based program indefinitely. We don't have to kick them off the programs, but let's encourage them to seek employment that earns them more money. We can do so by requiring them to contribute an increasing percentage of their income to covering the costs of the program. For example, currently all Section 8 participants pay 30% of their ...more »
Replace all public housing with Housing Choice Vouchers. It provides more flexibility to families, and eliminates the cost of maintaining the public housing facilities.