Is the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) really going toss some of the most vulnerable, most in need, the most overlooked people in the city ~ are they really going to get booted out of their homes?
That appears to be what is happening with the Elliot Twins ~ as the towers are known at the intersection of 31st st & Blaisdell S.
All part of a Federal Housing and Urban Development (HUD) scheme cooked up by brain surgeon Ben (is he awake?) Carson head of HUD~ because nothing says I'm qualified to run the largest housing program for the poor than ~ being a brain surgeon (and making large donations to the Trump campaign ) and our potus admin of Trump!
Two individuals who consistently demonstrate a disdain for the poor ~ while speaking platitudes out the other side of their mouths.
Reason enough right there to be concerned about how the RAD program ACTUALLY works vs how it was written ~ so we all relax and believe in the " tax credits" for the rich and improved housing for the poor.
Sounds nice, right?
Well, the first troubling sign ~ letting go of staff ~ "right sizing" HUD which removed layers of over sight and pesky tenants rights adjudicators. No one was around to make sure the "pilot" program ran as intended .
Hmm, what do you imagine could/might go wrong?
RAD~ The idea is to
Read more: "Mpls. mayor and city council can stop MPHA’s plan to privatize Elliot Twins"; found in MN Spokesman-Recorder (MSR); September 20, 2018; by Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition