For Some, Section 8 is Affordable Housing Nightmare


“I’ve lived in a bunch of Section 8 s***holes,” said Krissy Walker, a native of Chattanooga, who has lived in several Section 8 rental properties in Tennessee and Georgia over the past 12 years.“Broken plumbing, mice, no heat in the winter, no air conditioner in the summer – I’ve dealt with it all,” Walker said.Despite costing U.S. taxpayers $21.1 billion annually, the program seemingly fails to provide safe, quality housing to many Americans who struggle to make ends meet.

“Broken plumbing, mice, no heat in the winter, no air conditioner in the summer – I’ve dealt with it all,” Walker said.Despite costing U.S. taxpayers $21.1 billion annually, the program seemingly fails to provide safe, quality housing to many Americans who struggle to make ends meet.

Section 8 for many is living up to the perception of many of the taxpayers (you and me) that pay for it. It’s supposed to be a leg up instead for many it’s a drag down.

Read the full spill here.–>For Some, Section 8 is Affordable Housing Nightmare – News & Views – EBONY

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Author: Geo Gee

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