3/11/2012 – Alone in Public Housing, With a Spare Bedroom

The New York City Housing Authority, like other public housing authorities across the country, has a problem: By its count, there are 55,000 units in New York City’s public housing stock that are “underoccupied” — about one-third of all its apartments. Making matters worse, there are 15,000 public housing units that are overcrowded, not to mention 160,000 families on the waiting list to get into public housing.

Read the full article at The New York Times