Reknitting the Safety Net: Help Pay the Rent

Reknitting the Safety Net: Help Pay the Rent

Kemanie and his family rent their home in this Novato neighborhood with the help of a Section 8 housing voucher. Like many, they were stuck on a waiting list for years before they were able to get a voucher. (Beth LaBerge/KQED)

Falling behind on rent is the primary reason that people are evicted. So how do you keep people from falling behind in the first place? Help them pay their rent.

In this final episode of the season, we’ll look at the promise, the problems and the history of Section 8, as well as the push for guaranteed income. […]

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