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The Other Side Of HOPE VI

A look at the impacts of the federal program to revitalize public housing.
June 14, 2003, 7pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The intention: create a federal program to revitalize public housing and its residents. The result: more costly homes, tighter admission standards, a new class of residents and questions about what became of the former ones...Critics of HOPE VI have long complained that the program is contributing to a shortage of affordable housing by tearing down more units than it rebuilds. Tougher readmission standards make it harder for former residents to get back in."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Sunday, June 8, 2003 in The St. Petersburg Times


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