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Sequester could push some renters out of Section 8 housing

Posted on Apr 16, 2013

Original Story on Marketplace

Of all the programs in the federal budget, Section 8 housing doesn’t have much fat to cut. The program provides rent vouchers to families earning an average of less than $13,000 a year. But sequestration has left housing authorities with a stark choice: Eliminate some vouchers altogether, or ask people to contribute more.