[Hpn] [nhhomeless] Re: Money used to displace 37 residents by city
could be linked to HUD or federal money grants?
Tue, 28 Nov 2000 19:51:15 -0500
i think yer kickin the wrong dead horse. i think you're missreading his
it seems that if city officials are claiming hud money paid for this crime you
em for lyin. this reply is made by a real person who took the time to check.
a public servant.!! did you thank him for actually doing what he dets paid for
who got the money? there's the tale. did everybody get housed ?
William Tinker wrote:
> Dan,et al!
> Here are some addresses,and the reply I got from HUD it appears they are
> working in unison with Franklin City Hall,or if not they refuse to check
> Franklin,s accounting to find out where they come up with all this eminent
> domain money to grab certain properties and throw section 8 persons out of
> From: David B. Harrity <David_B._Harrity@HUD.GOV>
> To: William Tinker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I have received and carefully read your message below. While I am not
> > completely clear as to exactly what you are charging, alleging or
> suggesting, I
> > will respond to your statements based on my understanding of your
> > assist NHites. I have limited my overview to only those Programs which I
> > believe you might be addressing in your general comments. Overall each
> year HUD
> > provides more than $100 million to NH, through many different Programs,
> > many specific program activities. I have addressed only the above 3
> > because, based upon my understanding of your comments, they are the only 3
> > could possibly pertain to the issues you have raised.
> > The City of Franklin does not receive any CDBG or HOME funds directly from
> > I personally contacted senior staff at OSP and NHHFA and have been assured
> > HUD funds they administer have been provided to the City to support the
> > which is of concern to you. I also personally contacted the Franklin City
> > Manager and she confirms what OSP and NHHFA staff advised me - the City
> did NOT
> > receive or use any HUD funds to support the actions you have set-forth in
> > numerous, earlier messages. I also spoke personally with the Executive
> > of the Franklin Housing Authority (FHA). She too, advises no HUD funds
> > used for the actions you have outlined earlier.
> > I have not "checked", nor do I intend to, any financial records of the
> > (since they receive no HUD funds, we have no legal authority to "check"
> > records) or of the FHA (where we do have authority since they do receive
> > funds).
is this next true????????????
> > I have been advised all the families previously temporarily housed have
> > relocated to other affordable, acceptable, permanent housing. However,
> > continue to write in the present tense as if some families are still
> > displaced - do you have facts which document they are? Lastly, as I
> assume you
> > know, no one can be evicted from their home without the approval of NH
> > Is it your contention the Court did not grant requisite approval to the
> City to
> > "evict" or do you contend the Court acted improperly?
> > As a long time HUD Official, I am always pleased to provide insight to the
> > public, such as yourself, as to how OUR Government works with regard to
> > Programs. I invite you to feel free to share with me factual information
> > have which would clearly document my understanding of the matter, and/or
> > statements made to me, are incorrect. However, I must make one request -
> > your verbal opinion is certainly important, I need specific, factual
> > information in order to ignore all I have been previously told by State
> > local officials. General unsupported, opinionated statements about
> > "apathetically avoided"; "round robined from your (my) arena"; "ball
> squarely in
> > my court"; "red carpet ... hiding the dirt"; "wrongly misusing funds", do
> > provide anything for me to use in any form or kind of review. When I
> > your earlier messages, I did share with the State and local officials your
> > general statements - they were already aware of them and since those
> > messages, like the one below lack specificity, I did not proceed further.
> > continue to be pleased to review any documented, supported information you
> > to me and I will take action, IF warranted.
> > Under FOIA, you ask for "any records of your (my) checking this city for
> > misusing funds". The only "records" which exist are some scribbled notes
> I made
> > during my telephone discussions with State and local officials. A copy of
> > notes will be sent to you via the USPS mail pick-up here at the Norris
> > Federal Building tonight at 5:30PM. Unfortunately, when I spoke to the
> > officials, I did not know someone would want to see my scribbles, so I
> hope you
> > can read them!
> > I believe my message above fully addresses your concerns. To ensure
> everyone is
> > informed and "reading from the same page", I have taken the liberty to
> copy the
> > State and local officials on this reply message to you.