Pubic funds provided to persons and families whose income falls below certain federal poverty levels. See Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Child welfare Social medicine The constellation of public assistance programs for indigent families.
The late 1970s marked a historic turning point when Margaret Thatcher, then British Prime Minister, allowed public housing tenants to purchase their homes, packaging it ideologically as "the right to buy.
11-132) 2011 study showed that the existing public housing needed a total of US$26 billion to pay for repairs that go beyond ordinary maintenance 6 the work needed to sustain the long-term viability of the housing and its infrastructure.
It's unclear whether tearing down the Henry Horner towers and the following social experiment to house middle-class and public housing residents in the same space have worked --and, more importantly, for whom.