The fastest way out of poverty is to build wealth.
HUD's AFFH makes their grant money toxic for communities.
Regional sustainabel development reduces the authority of local officials and takes away community members' representation. It does little if anything to reduce the effects of climate change and makes it more difficult for low income families to climb the financial ladder. Other than helping a handfull of politicians and special interests, regional sustainable development is a blight on communities and should be stopped.