HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan is encouraging Public Housing Authorities around the country to loosen their restrictions on allowing formerly incarcerated people to access housing. People who have worked to change their lives need stable housing to rebuild their life and avoid recidivism. CHA should be a national leader in providing housing for people who have paid their debt to society. All of our communities are safer when people are given the tools they need live a productive life.
Idea No. 85