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.
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