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Public Housing High Rollers

POTTSVILLE — The John O’Hara Street Development in Pottsville is a public housing complex where most tenants have lower incomes, including tenants like Regina Sefing, who needs housing paid for, in part, with federal tax dollars. 776 more words

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No Car Parks Allowed in Low Cost Public Apartment, Ahok Says | Jakarta Globe

The Jakarta city government has officially barred cars from entering the parking lots of the capital’s low-cost public apartments in a bid to ensure that they are only rented by underprivileged people. 138 more words

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What's behind the opposition to public housing in a high opportunity area in Houston?

The Houston Housing Authority has proposed a new mixed-income apartment development on Fountain View Drive, next to the agency’s headquarters in west Houston near the Galleria shopping mall. 951 more words

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Maintaining public housing status quo wrong

By PAT WATSON

Mould, leaking ceilings, broken windows covered with cardboard, leaking rusty plumbing. Any of these could be describing housing conditions on any one of the poorly supported reserves where indigenous people live in Northern Ontario. 200 more words

Cook County Accepting Applications For Rehabbed Public Housing Development In Ford Heights Tuesday

(CBS) — It has been seven years since Cook County opened up family housing to new applicants, so tomorrow a big line is expected at a newly rehabbed development in Ford Heights. 157 more words

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Hardest Hit Fund Should Help the Hardest Hit

As the world’s focus is locked on Flint, where the a catastrophic chain of cause and effect has poisoned the city’s youth. Governor Snyder’s directive to obtain water from a lower-quality source led to corrosive water leaching lead out of the city’s outdated lead pipes. 527 more words

This is Ridiculous

This is hot off the press. I just received an e mail from Jeanette Motte Oxford of Empower Missouri. She forwarded an e mail from a Harvard professor who has written a book complaining of the injustice of evictions and trying to start a movement to stop evictions. 95 more words

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