Richmond Housing Authority Under Threat of Federal Takeover

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 (Lacy Atkins/San Francisco Chronicle)

Some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in the Bay Area live in squalid apartment buildings mismanaged by one of the nation's worst housing authorities, the Richmond Housing Authority, according to findings by the Center for Investigative Reporting. The housing authority is being forced to overhaul its operation by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development or face loss of control. We discuss the issue.


Amy Julia Harris, housing and development reporter for The Center for Investigative Reporting; and lead on the investigation into the Richmond Housing Authority, produced in partnership with the San Francisco Chronicle and KQED Public Media

Bill Lindsay, city manager for the City of Richmond