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Public Housing Is at Risk

Chairman of the NYC Housing Authority thinks there's reason to fear that public housing will be eliminated in the US.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 01:00 EST | 2
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Nicole Ferraro
Nicole Ferraro  
11/15/2012 6:35:23 PM
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Re: Too Big to Fail
I certainly agree with Rhea's points about why losing public housing would be hugely damaging and destructive; however, I also am with you, tbulone, in that I don't think it will ever be entirely eliminated. With that said, any elimination of public housing, like closures and cutbacks, is going to have a detrimental effect on society. So I think Rhea's concern, while overstated, is still pretty valid. 

tbulone
tbulone  
11/15/2012 5:10:35 AM
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Too Big to Fail
Although public housing will suffer for some time given the times we live in now, I don't believe public housing will ever be eliminated completely.  Far too many people depend on it.  There will be significant cutbacks, closures, and public-private partnerships, but no politician is going to get behind a plan that completely eliminates such a popular concept.  Like it or not, it's here to stay.

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