Green housing mandates are pushing Americans more into the red

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Home prices across the nation are back up near a record high. That makes this a particularly bad time for the Biden administration to have rolled out its new “green” energy mandates, which will add $31,000 to the cost of a new home.

The mandates are being pushed through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and while they technically won’t apply to all homes, all home builders will effectively be forced to comply with them.

The Biden administration doesn’t deny this higher upfront cost. It simply claims it’ll pay for itself via lower energy bills. Unfortunately, the breakeven point is 90 years. 

Failed public policies are creating a two-tiered society in this country, where an entire generation of Americans will likely never be able to afford their own homes. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

So if a young couple buys one of these new “green” energy homes and has a child one year later, the regulatory costs still won’t have paid for themselves in that child’s lifetime, let alone the life of the couple who bought the home.

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HUD argues that homebuilders will be able to get tax credits,

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