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"U.S. public housing appears to be an endangered resource"

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Publication Date: 
June 11, 2008
Author: 
Charles Hallman
Organization Title: 
Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

"The U.S. government passed the Housing Act of 1949 that created public subsidized housing and guaranteed every citizen the right to a decent place to live. Now, over a half-century later, low-income Americans are facing a public housing crisis that remains hidden under the foreclosure issue that is getting more attention. 

Is that 1949 guarantee of decent housing for everyone in this country soon expiring?"

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