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Public Housing

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  • Families struggle at single-room hotel but are grateful not to be homeless

    RALEIGH, N.C. The Raleigh Inn and its guests came to the public's attention recently after a discarded cigarette smoldered in the mattress of a second-floor room, sparking a fire that displaced nearly 60 people who call this former Red Roof Inn home.
  • Emmaus property manager settles government suit over housing assistance violations

    Emmaus property manager settles government suit over housing assistance violations
    An Emmaus property management company has settled a lawsuit by the U.S. government alleging it required a tenant who received federal housing assistance to pay extra rent disguised as trash removal fees. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Philadelphia...

    Sue Brady, managed scattered-site public housing in Chicago, dies at 77

     Sue Brady, managed scattered-site public housing in Chicago, dies at 77
    Sue Brady was active in North Shore politics and served two terms as an Evanston alderman but will likely best be remembered for her work managing scattered-site public housing under a contract with the Chicago Housing Authority. "She was a...

    Why should we have to pay for others' irresponsibility?

    Why should we have to pay for others' irresponsibility?
    Your report on the need for Section 8 housing described a young woman who was 23 years old, with two children and a third on the way, but no mention of a job, husband or other means of support ("Thousands sign up as city's Section 8 wait list opens for...

    Nearly 74,000 sign up for Baltimore's Section 8 wait list

    Nearly 74,000 sign up for Baltimore's Section 8 wait list
    Sign ups for Baltimore's Section 8 housing voucher wait list have ended until 2020 with nearly 74,000 applicants vying for a spot on the register. The Housing Authority of Baltimore City will use a lottery to randomly select 25,000 applicants for the...