the detal I agree with your point about looking after current housing stock, why throw up new stuff when we have some solid housing going to waste. Could this building work be linked with apprentice builders so that long term skilled employment is addressed while getting added value out of the properties that we have. Lets get young people working again while adding lasting value to our public housing stock, good vidm thanks
Change is needed I totally agree with John that public housing must evolve. The fact that our recent poll ranked funding for public programs second-least important among priorities isn't encouraging, though. And the federal government is hell-bent on taking funding away for such "entitlements." So while I support what John has to say here I'm not optimistic that much is set to change.
Making better use of what's there Solid input here. I think it's especially well stated that existing housing must be maintained better and made to fit into new, sustainable plans for urban housing.
For years, public housing seemed to be a matter of throwing up structures then leaving them to rot over time. Not the best use of public funds; also, that tack created multiple problems that weighed on cities and most importantly, people.
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