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Richmond Officials Take Action Amid Outcry Over Public Housing Conditions

February 21, 2014 | 4:13 pm

Richmond Officials Take Action Amid Outcry Over Public Housing Conditions

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Moves prompted by disclosures that housing agency did not respond to complaints of filth, vermin, crime.

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Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

February 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

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Executive director spent lavishly, including a $400 meal, as residents’ needs were continually ignored.

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Campos Hopes SF Housing Authority Audit Will Bring Transparency, Improved Service

June 3, 2013 | 5:00 pm

Campos Hopes SF Housing Authority Audit Will Bring Transparency, Improved Service

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Updated on June 4: An audit of the San Francisco Housing Authority finds that the program is about to run out of money, and has serious problems with management, oversight, vision and planning. Released Monday, the audit examines how well San Francisco’s Housing Authority is managing its multimillion-dollar budget and keeping up with the property […]

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Veterans More Likely To Be Homeless, New Study Aims to Find Out Why

February 10, 2011 | 4:46 pm

Veterans More Likely To Be Homeless, New Study Aims to Find Out Why

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Military veterans are 50 percent more likely to be homeless than other Americans, according to a new joint study by the departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD). And among those homeless vets, one in four live in California. Each year, HUD provides Congress with an assessment on the homeless population […]

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