Thursday, February 23, 2006

Access denied

Access denied

Getting a rental-assistance voucher from the county is surprisingly easy. Finding a landlord who will take it is a whole different story

Advocate Gail Sacco, shown here feeding the homeless at Circle Park, wonders if the county's rental-assistance program is really working.

Photo Credit: Bill Hughes, Photo Editor


Imagine -- if you can -- being homeless. You've been on the streets for weeks, months, maybe years. Shelter space is limited. The days are brutally hot. The nights are shockingly cold. You are scolded by politicians and pitiless citizens. You are pushed along by Metro, business owners and city marshals. You wonder if this kind of life is even worth living.

Finally, you catch a break.

1 comment:

John Steinsvold said...

An Alternative to Capitalism

The following link, takes you to a "utopian" article, entitled "Home of the Brave?" which I wrote and appeared in the Athenaeum Library of Philosophy:

John Steinsvold