When the meeting was over and only a few people yet to leave the room; only three people had signed the sheet. Kirby was visibly upset at the poor response.
We have to get a good turnout from Coatesville. This pilot program could make a tremendous difference in the quality of life in Coatesville.
Many people disparage Section 8 Vouchers. But in most cases families would be homeless without them.
The Section 8 Voucher Program took a big hit when President Reagan’s staff made up a story about “welfare queen” that drove around in a Cadillac. That story was a total fabrication but it worked to get Reagan elected. Once elected he cut the funding for Section 8 Vouchers in half and Section 8 was never able to achieve its goal to move families out of poverty.