Thursday, October 05, 2006

NY raises the rent on HIV or AIDS adults...

From :

Adults on Welfare With HIV or AIDS Hit With Rent Increase

In a move that has alarmed local officials and advocates for people with AIDS, the state ordered New York City's welfare agency to sharply increase the rent contribution it requires from about 2,200 poor adults who live in government-subsidized buildings and have HIV or AIDS. The change means that most of the people in the program will be paying more than half their income - which comes entirely from federal assistance - toward rent.

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