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Build a Safer Community

Myth: As soon as you create affordable housing, it attracts dangerous people. Fact: Often times, people with developmental disabilities or mental health challenges are perceived as dangerous. So too are people who are receiving professional treatment for and are recovering from substance abuse. Society often assumes if you have a criminal background, you don’t deserve [...]

By | January 31st, 2015|Myths & Facts|0 Comments

Support Tenants

Myth: People who live in affordable housing are lazy and selfish, often taking advantage of public resources with no intention of ever working their way out of poverty. Fact: Many of the people supported through affordable housing are facing challenges (such as a disability or responsibility to care for children or ailing family members) that [...]

By | January 31st, 2015|Myths & Facts|0 Comments