The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority offers an overview of Bridges Out of Poverty, Getting Ahead, and their goal of community sustainability for Akron, Ohio. The Housing Authority acted to ensure sustainable security and growth in a critical economic moment: “With the economic downturns of recent years, more and more households world-wide are experiencing the kind of crisis-oriented lifestyle that has characterized poverty for decades. As businesses trim their workforces and governments tighten their belts, public services, social services, education, health care and other programs dependent upon governmental resources are also functioning in a belt-tightening crisis mode.” Read more…
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority: Bridges Out of Poverty
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