Sean Hannity built real estate empire with HUD aid while championing HUD

Sheila Mcguire
April 24, 2018

Fox News host is responding to reports he owns companies that have purchased tens of million in foreclosed homes and properties owned by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. BEN CARSON on his shows and interviewed CARSON on his TV show last JUNE. Hannity has acquired hundreds of properties, using shell companies, across the US over the last decade. Hannity was found to be owner of numerous shell companies listed in the report, a fact his attorney did not dispute in a statement to the newspaper.

Hannity also never disclosed that he was also a client of President TrumpDonald John TrumpGingrich: Trump "mishandled" Rosenstein memo on Comey Trump to gift Macron framed upholstery: report Former presidents, first ladies come together to honor Barbara Bush MORE's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, during any of his segments complaining about the FBI investigation into Cohen.

As a pundit on Fox News, Sean Hannity decried the nation's high foreclosure rate under President Barack Obama.

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Some of the most expensive properties are two holdings in Georgia, which were purchased for $22.7 million, using money from HUD.

Numerous properties were purchased in 2013, when banks seized properties for mortgage default, meaning Hannity benefited from foreclosures despite his prior criticism of former President Barack Obama for the country's foreclosure rate.

"The LLC's are REAL companies that spend real investment money on real properties", the Fox News host said in a statement.

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Hannity spoke with Carson, who heads HUD, on Fox News a year ago but did not mention funding he received from the department. Daniels is suing to void a nondisclosure agreement which refers to a confidentiality agreement brokered by Michael Cohen that prohibits her from speaking publicly about her alleged affair with Trump.

"I doubt you would find it very surprising that most people prefer to keep their legal and personal financial issues private", Reeves told the paper. "Mr. Hannity is no different". Hannity responded by arguing that he had solicited Cohen's legal advice nearly "exclusively" on real estate. A principal at the firm, Bill Lako, has appeared on Hannity's radio show and has written for the show's website. The properties are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, and Vermont. There was no indication that Carson was personally involved in the process.

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