Habitat For Humanity Building Homes In St. Peters

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A house building blitz in St. Charles is brining volunteers to a St. Peters neighborhood.

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Andie

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I have heard that habitat's homes can drive down property values. So for that reason, I am against most of their building efforts. Okay, it's one thing to want to help someone, but I believe it should be done in areas that already have lower property values. It should not be forced into places where existing home's values might be hurt. What's next, will Habitat build in West County? Or perhaps that is an area that is exempt from this. Hmmm....
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Agree with Andie........
Good cause, I guess. We saw two of their homes being built (one done and the other almost done) in a new subdivision while vacationing in one of our favorite places out west this year. Some of the people we spoke with already living there (with very nice homes) were not too happy. Supposedly, every new subdivision there now must have at least two homes built by Habitat (or something similar)......kind of weird to me.
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Well this just proves that Habitat for Humanity is just another social integration experiment disguised as "help." Why would they chose St. Peters to build homes? They could have built four homes for every one they build in St. Peters if they built in North County or North St. Louis. But instead of building homes and helping more people they try to move people into a neighborhood they personally can not afford. Once these $250,000 homes are built who is going to pay the extremely high St. Peters property tax and the upkeep for the homes?
Tired of racist idiots

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I say find out where the liberals live that are constantly posting "Anti-White" comments and build them in their neighborhoods.
Wishin

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I wish I could make poor decisions my entire life, not work, have a ton of kids and get a free house.
Habitat Builder

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They don't get their house for free... if you were smarter you'd read up and know about the great organization.
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They don't get the house for free, How much do they get it for a dollar? Which the government loans them..
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I wish all of you would educate yourselves a bit more before spreading your ignorance to the rest of the world! All Habitat families are hard working families and pay a mortgage. Habitat is NOT a government supported program and families make their payments without assistance. The 30 year interest free mortgage is set up to make housing affordable in places like St. Charles County where it is not. Do you know that even in St. Charles there are hundreds of homeless working families? Habitat builds where there is a need and that is everywhere. I am sad for these families who work hundreds of hours on their homes that they are forced to live next to people who are narrow minded and selfish. Just imagine yourself losing your job, or having a health crisis, you could one day need help too! Remember that Habitat is a Christian housing ministry doing Gods work for Gods people in need!
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Habitat Supporter wrote:
I wish all of you would educate yourselves a bit more before spreading your ignorance to the rest of the world! All Habitat families are hard working families and pay a mortgage. Habitat is NOT a government supported program and families make their payments without assistance. The 30 year interest free mortgage is set up to make housing affordable in places like St. Charles County where it is not. Do you know that even in St. Charles there are hundreds of homeless working families? Habitat builds where there is a need and that is everywhere. I am sad for these families who work hundreds of hours on their homes that they are forced to live next to people who are narrow minded and selfish. Just imagine yourself losing your job, or having a health crisis, you could one day need help too! Remember that Habitat is a Christian housing ministry doing Gods work for Gods people in need!
Give me an interest free mortgage, Just don't build your house next to mine Us closed minded folk like to keep to ourselves when it comes to Vagrants taking Handouts and lowering property values..........Go build your crack houses in North St.Louis Spread God's word among the Gang Bangers and those kind of folks. Quit shoving this crap down our throats.....Loser!
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Obamayomama wrote:
<quoted text> Give me an interest free mortgage, Just don't build your house next to mine Us closed minded folk like to keep to ourselves when it comes to Vagrants taking Handouts and lowering property values..........Go build your crack houses in North St.Louis Spread God's word among the Gang Bangers and those kind of folks. Quit shoving this crap down our throats.....Loser!
You closed minded folk should educate yourselves better with research to the topic you are trying to skew the facts on.
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Poor people = crime = decreased property value. So they work, at crappy unskilled jobs. They send their sick, idiot kids to public school, and drag down entire classes. Meanwhile, I pay interest on my mortgage, and the equity in my house goes away because there is a family up the street, who even with their interest free loan, can't afford to live in a house. They can't/don't maintain it. So they supplement their income by selling some weed or meth out of there at night. Their dumbass kids terrorize the neighborhood because the parents are working odd shifts, or have to have a 6 pack each after work and don't care what their kids are doing
You bleeding heart women who want to save the world should build these houses next to your own, see how quickly your tune changes. If they want jobs, health care and housing-the U.S. Army is hiring.
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It is amazing to me how a few narrow minded self serving racist/bigots can use such a sweeping generalization to condemn a whole group of people. You small minded poor excuses for human beings are sickening.
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Obamayomama wrote:
<quoted text> Give me an interest free mortgage, Just don't build your house next to mine Us closed minded folk like to keep to ourselves when it comes to Vagrants taking Handouts and lowering property values..........Go build your crack houses in North St.Louis Spread God's word among the Gang Bangers and those kind of folks. Quit shoving this crap down our throats.....Loser!
I agree, there is a place for everyone, but please just kepp the ghetoo where has been since the days of MLK =, with his people.
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Tired of Bigots wrote:
It is amazing to me how a few narrow minded self serving racist/bigots can use such a sweeping generalization to condemn a whole group of people. You small minded poor excuses for human beings are sickening.
U have your oppinion, u ar obviously black or some other group of vagrant people, but do you see hil billy white trash meth heads trying to move into your nice "colorful" neighborhoods, NO!! At least they know there place. STAY WHERE YOU BELONG!
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Simple facts wrote:
Poor people = crime = decreased property value. So they work, at crappy unskilled jobs. They send their sick, idiot kids to public school, and drag down entire classes. Meanwhile, I pay interest on my mortgage, and the equity in my house goes away because there is a family up the street, who even with their interest free loan, can't afford to live in a house. They can't/don't maintain it. So they supplement their income by selling some weed or meth out of there at night. Their **** kids terrorize the neighborhood because the parents are working odd shifts, or have to have a 6 pack each after work and don't care what their kids are doing
smart guy!
You bleeding heart women who want to save the world should build these houses next to your own, see how quickly your tune changes. If they want jobs, health care and housing-the U.S. Army is hiring.
Smart guy!
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dont like most wrote:
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U have your oppinion, u ar obviously black or some other group of vagrant people, but do you see hil billy white trash meth heads trying to move into your nice "colorful" neighborhoods, NO!! At least they know there place. STAY WHERE YOU BELONG!
Sure, the hillbilly white trash meth heads know their place, Washington, Mo. You obvoiusly are one. Stay where YOU belong.
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Tired of Bigots wrote:
<quoted text>Sure, the hillbilly white trash meth heads know their place, Washington, Mo. You obvoiusly are one. Stay where YOU belong.
You Kaffir Lover you are definitely no better! Your HEAD is so far up the kaffir"s a55 YOUR EYES are brown!
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These comments both sadden and disgust me. As a supporter of Habitat in St. Louis, I firmly believe that affordable housing is needed everywhere. The families HFH serves are hard-working families who despite working sometimes more than one job cannot afford decent housing. Many are also part time students working to better themselves while also working to make ends meet. Those making narrow minded comments could LEARN much from these indivduals.
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HFH Supporter wrote:
These comments both sadden and disgust me. As a supporter of Habitat in St. Louis, I firmly believe that affordable housing is needed everywhere. The families HFH serves are hard-working families who despite working sometimes more than one job cannot afford decent housing. Many are also part time students working to better themselves while also working to make ends meet. Those making narrow minded comments could LEARN much from these indivduals.
Just hope those new homes don't accidentally on purpose go up in a beautiful blaze!
Kaffir lover!
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Just hope those new homes don't accidentally on purpose go up in a beautiful blaze!
Kaffir lover!
Put your sheet back on and climb back under your rock, bigot.

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