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American Agenda (Economy: Home Ownership) #127874

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 10, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Rebecca Chase) "Project Hope," public housing program that would allow inner city tenants to buy their homes, featured; scenes shown from Washington, DC, housing project that is run by the residents. [President BUSH - says tenants should have say in running their communities.] [Resident Kimmie GRAY - says program restores poor people's self-esteem.] Success of program described. [U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack KEMP - supports tenant management and ownership.] Tenant ownership in Nashville, Tennessee, housing project cited as example; scenes shown. [Resident Alfred JOHNSON - says it gives him a stepping stone.] [National Low Income Housing Coalition Barry ZIGAS - says "Project Hope" is out of sync with needs of low income Americans.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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