February 8, 2011

Feds must fix up public housing

Written by:

Rep. Keith Ellison, Fifth District, Minnesota

Public housing can work … when it’s maintained right. But the results have been tragic when public housing buildings are not properly taken care of.

A public housing authority in Toledo, Ohio had to close 100 public housing apartments because of mold that made the apartments unsafe. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, over 20% of the units at the Harriet Tubman Development have been boarded up because of dangerously poor conditions like leaking roofs.

Read more at the Statesman Journal.com

One Response to Feds must fix up public housing

  1. I been paralyze 4yrs and being deny for wheelchair housing due to criminal back ground in the past, 7 yrs ago and I had reform befor being in the accident. I live with family members and the house Im living in is not wheelchair access. I have feel many times, brusing on my hip and Im tire of the fight. Feeling depress has made me a different man and suffering. I live in Camden NJ and pls give me input. Thank you! Sammy

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