Twenty years ago, President Clinton and Congress ended cash assistance as we knew it. The thinking behind “welfare reform” was essentially this: the free ride is over.
Earlier this month we joined dozens of affordable housing advocates to speak out in support of Pittsburgh City Councilman Dan Lavelle’s proposed Housing Opportunity Fund. Here’s why.
For a variety of reasons, Pittsburgh is now short nearly 20,000 units of affordable housing. A new city bill would help address the crisis.