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Public Housing Issues and the HOPE VI Program

The policy is related to public housing issues and the HOPE VI Prgram launched in 1992.

--Discuss the objectives of the policy, especially noting any that may seem to be conflicting. Evaluate the need to balance competing interests and make tradeoffs

--Discuss the pros and cons of the policy as it relates to the local government in the area where your work is located

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--Discuss the objectives of the policy, especially noting any that may seem to be conflicting. Evaluate the need to balance competing interests and make tradeoffs

Low-income housing advocates have criticized the program because of sites where despite the expenditure of large funds there has been little success in terms of numbers of original residents who have been able to relocate to the revitalized HOPE VI housing developments. Low income housing advocates want t to continue HOPE VI funding, but only if the program undergoes extensive reforms such as increasing the rights of original residents significantly and formally including them in the redevelopment process.
Some specific areas where objectives of the HOPE VI policy seem to cause conflict among various stakeholders are as follows:
? limited resources must be appropriately targeted so original low income residents can have affordable housing
? the impact of HOPE VI on the ...

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This is a discussion of public housing issues related to the HOPE VI Program including conflicting objectives of the policy, and the pros and cons of the policy.

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