Housing rights advocates are asking for Gov. Jerry Brown's help to stop the redevelopment of the Jordan Downs housing community in Watts.
Residents of the community became concerned after the Los Angeles Housing Authority moved forward with its plans to renovate the 70-year-old low-income housing project despite an alarming report by the Department of Toxic Substances Control.
KPFK's Shawn Raymundo has the story.
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