Public housing


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Public housing

Low-cost housing owned, sponsored, or administered by a municipal or other government agency.

public housing

Low-cost housing, owned, sponsored, or administered by a municipal or other governmental agency.
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We have a responsibility to protect public housing residents from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, especially the elderly and children who suffer from asthma and other respiratory diseases," said HUD Secretary Julian Castro.
Minnesota has long been a leader in voluntarily making public housing smoke-free.
Those are the most extreme examples of Texas families living in public housing even though their incomes far exceed the caps to qualify for discounted rent.
He also directed the public housing department to put up suggestions for new public housing schemes under coordination with the Sindh Building Control Authority, Master Plan and other departments which should be included in the agenda for the next board meeting.
Creating mixed-income communities where public housing once stood was the product of the hypotheses.
Researchers who have studied recent changes in public housing have generally found that the changes are associated with lower levels of concentrated poverty and certain kinds of crime.
The presidential decree also approves the procedure of organizing and conducting public sales of dwellings of the public housing stock.
Murray said Thursday, announcing that the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce is hiring a resident of public housing and urging its members to do the same.
Previous research has qualitatively documented the major contextual factors that have shaped public housing provision and consumption over recent decades (Groenhart 2013; Jacobs, Atkinson, Colic Peisker, Berry & Dalton 2010), while those seeking an even longer term historical context should read Troy (2012) or Hayward (1996).
PHA operates more than 55,000 public housing units in more than 325 properties in 76 municipalities and is the second-largest public-housing authority in the nation.
Published in January's AJPH and using data from the Boston Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System collected in 2001 and 2003, researchers found that Boston public housing residents were more likely to report fair or poor overall health, asthma, diabetes, obesity, disability, teeth loss and feelings of depression.
Bernard public housing development was relatively untouched by the storm.