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Housing activists protest massive GOP HUD/Section 8 budget cuts WITH COMMENTS

Why would user dcdirectactionnews post something like this and NOT open the comments option? I just dont get it. He wants ZERO people to comment for what reason? Anyway, Here is the story WITH COMMENTS (If The Mods Let It By)

On Feb 14, Valentine's Day, housing and tenant activists showed up outside the Russel Senate Office building demanding the Senate reject proposals from House Republicans to gut public housing programs and Section 8 assistance nationwide.

The continuing resolution that has funded Section 8 (and everything else) since last year expires in March. If the GOP and the teabaggers get their way,half of all DC tenents with Section 8 vouchers, as many as 750,000 Section 8 tenants will then be cut off from assistance. Most or all will then face eviction for unpaid and unpayable rent.

Furious at the GOP proposals for what would amount to mass evictions, protesters went


Added: Feb-15-2011 Occurred On: Feb-15-2011
By: Radioace318
Tags: section 8, housing, free ride
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