Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approved new restrictions to housing vouchers for those with criminal records. The regulations are designed to comply with a U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development mandate that all applicants are treated equally for housing subsidies. But housing advocates note, this reverses a 2012 decision to apply more lenient standards to assist the chronically homeless.
KPFK’s Agnes Radomski has the story.