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WAMU 88.5 FM recently featured the District of Columbia Housing Authority and Executive Director Tyrone Garrett in an article discussing the need for funding to address the urgent needs of the public housing stock. 

(read it here)

According to the article, "In April, D.C.’s Housing Authority asked the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization, chaired by Council member Anita Bonds (D-At Large), for more funding. The authority has classified over a third of the 8,000 public housing units it manages to be 'extremely urgent,' in terms of need of repairs for lead, mold or other threats to health and safety.

But Bonds’ committee did not end up offering additional money for those repairs in its proposed budget."

(read more here)

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