Ben Carson proposes tripling poor people's rent -- after he blew $31K of taxpayer cash on dining room set - RawStory.com  | The Cult of Belial | Scoop.it

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson will reportedly propose tripling the rent that America’s poorest households will have to pay in exchange for living in subsidized housing. According to the Washington Post, Carson not only wants to triple rents for poor people, but he also wants to add work requirements for everyone who receives housing subsidies. “Currently, tenants generally pay 30 percent of their adjusted income toward rent or a public housing agency minimum …