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American Agenda (Housing: Public Housing and Section 8) #151167

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Jackie Judd) General Accounting Office investigation report on the failure of HUD's Section 8 to provide adequate public housing featured; scenes shown from a Las Vegas, NV, housing project that is in bad shape despite US Housing and Urban Development payments to Associated Financial Corporation (AFC), headed by landlord Bruce Rozet. [Resident Velda WASHINGTON - complains.] [June 22, 1993, and today, US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry CISNEROS - comments on public housing issues.] [Tenants association president Anthony BOWMAN - comments.] US Housing and Urban Development and Rozet said blaming each other. [Nevada legal services Barbara BUCKLEY - says US Housing and Urban Development has failed to crack down on abusers.] [U.S. Housing and Urban Development consultant Jack KERRY - outlines the role of U.S. Housing and Urban Development SWAT teams in getting the housing projects cleaned up.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie
Duration:
00:04:50

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