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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Thousands Crowd Housing Authority for Section 8 Waiting List

The Huffington post reported that thousands of people turned out for the East Point housing authorities section 8 housing vouchers, in East Point GA.  The line formed 2 days prior and grew so large that police had to show up in riot gear.  Housing officials delayed opening the doors at the posted time due to feeling completely overwhelmed by the turnout.  People showed up from Tennesse and other areas surrounding Georgia.  People suffered from the heat and tempers were flaring.  When the doors opened, people rushed up to the doors to get their application.  The police had to maintain order at the event to ensure things didn't get out of hand.  It really shows you how bad things are around the country.  [ read more ... ]

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