May 19, 2012

MetroTrends week in review

  Last week, three MetroTrends bloggers show how affordable housing and social security reforms might be an essential starting point for tackling the needs of vulnerable people:

  • Rich Johnson proposes a change to social security contribution that could eliminate much of its looming shortfall while improving overall equality
  • Mary Cunningham points to a program that could reduce homelessness and recidivism by providing housing help to people leaving prison, and
  • Susan Popkin describes an experimental effort to simultaneously help both adults and kids in some of the nation’s most distressed public housing communities.



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