Housing voucher programs as Section 8 yields unrealistic expectations to the one who uses it continually. It has brainwashing effects that informs the user they deserve it and that it's impossible for them to survive without it.
It denotes dependency, stripping the user of their GOD-given right of waiting, and becoming diligent. Waiting is an essential step to maturity. Without it, many crucial lessons in life are missed, producing an irresponsible civilian, released into society to exploit. It's a burden on the community. Diligence, a virtue, takes a continual effort to achieve regardless of the circumstances one is surrounded by.
Walking in diligence bears through the tough times, trusting the faithfulness of our GOD in our "seasons of dearth". Discarding diligence means throwing away a promising future and becoming complacent... it means settling for less... a defeated attitude! GOD designed us to CONQUER and OVERCOME obstacles. We are made to REBOUND, but will never succeed if we are stunted in our growth by the interception of systems like Section 8.
Section 8 is a Voucher Program that obtains Federal assistance provided by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. It was originally made available to subsidize rent for low-income producing families and individuals. More information can be found here.
Usually, the recipient enrolls into this "Housing Choice Voucher Program" with the intent of securing relief in their quest to find affordable, secure housing. Unsuspectingly, they have been lured into accepting a "contagious infection" that stamps each victim with a demeaning label, classifying them as "poor low income earners" to forever forage from an unfulfilling vessel of meager proportions! Drinking from this cup is designed to seize any further residue of liberality left, rendering one impotent, inept, and in captivity! It's like a curse!
Some voucher holders "inherit" this pronouncement from relatives who have passed down this ill-fated generational tradition. Grantors of this "acquired title" willingly submit to placing themselves under this poverty umbrella, limiting them from ever attaining their predestined lot in life. It is sad because it has become addictive... pulverizing the soul, rendering them too helpless to cut the ties! It materializes to become a "Permanent Pacifier".... incessantly sucked upon, and just about impossible to wean away from!
We have observed an all too familiar pattern: A voucher user will take their "perceived privilege" to whoever is willing to accept it; critically rejecting every place offered that will not satisfy their highest projected standards. This creates "Prima Donnas" and the grantor of the voucher program becomes their "god". A habit of finding a home becomes an annual pursuit for the unsatisfied bearer of the voucher, because their mindset is not convinced they have been serviced their expected ultimate entitlement! Of some of the holders who do not venture out on this annual trek, the symptom most noticeable is the "chronic complaining syndrome". These demanders have become "Commanders with a whip" seeking immediate resolve to their every imagined whim! In their eyes it's no longer a program offered by the government... to the user, it is now known as, "MY" Section 8!
.....to be continued.....
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