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Focus (Roof Over One's Head) #572574

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 03, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Ed Rabel) Changing government policy on providing low- income housing, especially for the homeless, examined; scenes shown from Bronx, NYC. [In the Bronx on August 5, 1980, Ronald REAGAN - says he "can't do a damn thing" for housing unless he gets elected.] [Aquinas Housing Corporation Charlotte ROSSI - says there was no relief in the Reagan years.] [Bronx resident Lorraine BARKER - says her American dream is to own her own home.] [Low Income Housing Coalition Barry ZIGAS - praises Congressional housing bill.] [Coalition for Homeless Cushing DOLBEARE - says program does not provide enough housing units.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) Interview held with US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack Kemp. [KEMP - says there is a consensus on providing affordable housing and on inner city development to reverse decline of the '80s when little money was spent in waging war on poverty; analyzes the recession and homeless problem.]

Rabel, Ed;
Utley, Garrick

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