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Why Housing Matters
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Provides Stability

Public housing improves your local community and economy.

Did you know?

  • Most people don’t realize that public housing positively contributes to the local community and economy. Public housing spending bolsters a community’s economy in two ways: through direct capital improvements (activities such as: building development, rehabilitation, modernization, and preservation) and indirect economic activity (such as: retail and community development).

Why does this matter to me?

  • Not only does public housing play an essential role in the local housing market, it subsidizes rent for low-income employees, allowing them to go out into the workplace and fill jobs in the local community. This means businesses in your area are able to keep their doors open.

Can you believe this?

  • In some places, the average wages for high-growth industries such as hospitality and food service are too low to even afford market rate housing costs. Public housing offers a solution for people to live in the communities in which they work.

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Listen, watch, read, and share the stories that make it real (click to expand).

    • Meet El’Martez

      Meet El’Martez

    • Meet Darrell

      Meet Darrell

    • Meet Ray

      Meet Ray

  • Meet Joshua

    Meet Joshua

  • Meet Annie

    Meet Annie

  • Meet Kelly

    Meet Kelly