Friday, April 01, 2011

Section 8 Housing in the Burbs? It's Hell Freezing Over Time!

I know there are going to be curse words, shouts, and protests if 'public housing' increases in the suburban areas of Hamilton County, but since this is part of a deal to resolve a discrimination complaint, legal action to block the housing will have a bigger hurdle.

It is only fair that 'public housing' is included in all areas of the county. It should also be inlcuded outside of the county as well, for I would surmise Warren County doesn't have much, if any, Section 8 housing.

Sidenote: I am also very glad the Enquirer does not have comments turned on for that article. The racist and bigoted comments would fill up your screen if they did.

4 comments:

  1. It is important to note that public housing, Section 8 project-based housing, and properties which will accept Section 8 certificates are all very different animals.

    Also, Warren County has nothing to do with this lawsuit. CMHA only operates in Cincinnati and the rest of Hamilton County. I agree with your premise, though.

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  2. There's some major schadenfreude in Green Twp getting more public housing, after Arnold Barnett kept it out of there while shilling for his rethuglican neighbors. HA-HA!

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  3. Section 8 is already in the burbs. See: Forest Park, Fairfield, Mt. Healthy.

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  4. There's a small percentage of public housing in the burbs Gerard/Jeff. The vast bulk of the burden has been carried by the City. It will be nice to see that change.

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