Public Housing

Two decades later, public housing is once again coming to Boston


From the Boston Globe:

Almost a quarter-century ago, the word came down from Washington, D.C.: The federal government was done building public housing.

A new law capped the number of deeply affordable apartments Washington would subsidize in any given city at whatever existed in 1999, closing the book on a decades-long push against public housing by critics who associated it with crime and concentrated poverty.

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