Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Study Advocates Inclusive Public Housing for People with Criminal Records

In Alameda County, 375 000 residents have a criminal record. Many of them struggle to find a place to live and a way to afford their housing needs. Public housing could be an option – but they do not qualify for it. Pacifica's Paulina Velasco tries to untangle the issue by looking at a recent report on Oakland Housing Authority's practice of screening for criminal records.