Massachusetts Gov. Patrick plans ambitious overhaul of state’s troubled public housing (Boston Globe)

January 10, 2013 – Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday will propose eliminating the state’s troubled patchwork of 240 public housing authorities and replacing them with six regional agencies in an effort to eliminate waste and corruption from the housing program for low income and elderly people, state officials say. Public housing, which shelters more than 300,000 people in Massachusetts, has been buffeted by controversy for more than a year since the Globe reported the inflated $360,000 salary of Chelsea’s housing director. Several other directors were forced to resign amid allegations of abuse of their position.

Link to Full Article: http://www.boston.com/metrodesk/2013/01/09/governor-patrick-plans-ambitious-overhaul-state-troubled-public-housing/RIVTF42xE5tpaKONYUqzMN/story.html

 

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