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Low-income and disabled: conversation with peer advocate of Boston Center for Independent Living

BY JORDAN FRIAS

POSTED ON JANUARY 31, 2013

Trying to find housing in Boston is hard enough. Imagine trying to find housing for you and your spouse when you are both low-income, disabled and have “ 590 more words

Owner supports move from low income to market rate housing

BY JORDAN FRIAS

POSTED ON JANUARY 23, 2013

On May 29, the City Council passed a resolution for David Parker, owner of Rutland Housing, to work with tenants to find some common ground on preserving low income housing in the apartment complex. 528 more words

Proponent of new tenant organization shares history of for profit owner

BY JORDAN FRIAS

POSTED ON JANUARY 23, 2013

In the basement of 42 Seaverns Avenue in Jamaica Plain is the office of Michael Kane, executive director of the… 676 more words

HUD Launches RAD to preserve and strengthen public and other assisted housing

To stem the loss of critically needed public and other forms of subsidized housing as a result of the severe backlog of capital needs, HUD Thursday officially launched its Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), the Obama Administration’s groundbreaking strategy to preserve tens of thousands of public and HUD-assisted housing units.  126 more words

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No 8s: Commissioners divided over outlawing voucher discrimination in Cook County

This is the third in a four-part series about a proposed ordinance in front of the Cook County board that would prevent suburban landlords from discriminating against low-income tenants. 617 more words

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No 8s: Landlords say vouchers cause business headaches they shouldn't be forced to take on

This is the second in a four-part series about a proposed ordinance in front of the Cook County board that would prevent suburban landlords from discriminating against low-income tenants. 857 more words

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No 8s: Should Cook County outlaw discrimination against Section 8 voucher holders?

This is the first in a four part series about a proposed ordinance in front of the Cook County board that would prevent suburban landlords from discriminating against low-income tenants. 1,015 more words

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