How Not to Deal with Section 8

Of all current policy debates—including affirmative action and a military draft—Section 8 housing assistance is the simmering pot most likely to boil over with racial and class resentment. But a proposed seven-year time limit on eligibility for the program is the rotten apple in an otherwise fine barrel of Section 8 reforms being proposed by the Philadelphia Housing Authority, as reported recently in the InquirerREAD MORE


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