Kadner: Poor want fair shot at apartments

Jan 25, 2013 Full story: The Southtown Star 19

During a town hall meeting held by the Metropolitan Tenants Organization, landlords were accused of discriminating against apartment tenants who were issued Housing Choice Vouchers, the new name for what used to be the federal rent-subsidy program called Section 8. The solution may be an amendment to the Cook County human rights ordinance, which ... (more)

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section 8

Alsip, IL

#1 Jan 25, 2013
It's the section 8 junkies that have no incentive to work, that have 10 kids with 10 different "baby-daddies" that ruin the reputation of the decent people on section 8, that really need it. Therefore when you hear "section 8", you cringe and don't want them in your town.
TEN

Washington, DC

#2 Jan 25, 2013
section 8 wrote:
It's the section 8 junkies that have no incentive to work, that have 10 kids with 10 different "baby-daddies" that ruin the reputation of the decent people on section 8, that really need it. Therefore when you hear "section 8", you cringe and don't want them in your town.
I hate to admit it but it is true. Most people with it stay on it forever. There should be a time limit.
Martin Luther X

New Lenox, IL

#3 Jan 27, 2013
We call it Suction 8 out here.
captain free

Midlothian, IL

#5 Feb 1, 2013
what was offensive about that. truth hurt? i just got a warning from this sites monitor to be politicaly correct. do you believe it? I've read some real raunchy stuff on this site. thats not offensive? i mean personal vulger attacks. and im being warned?
MoFo

Orland Park, IL

#7 Feb 3, 2013
section 8 wrote:
It's the section 8 junkies that have no incentive to work, that have 10 kids with 10 different "baby-daddies" that ruin the reputation of the decent people on section 8, that really need it. Therefore when you hear "section 8", you cringe and don't want them in your town.
First of all, There are No Poor people in this Country. This is the only Country where you never have to work a day in your life and you will get Free Government Housing, Welfare Check, Food Stamps, Free Obama Phone, Free Medical, Go to School for Free, and get your Utilities Paid.
If there are so called poor children going to bed hungry in America, It's because their mommas are spending their welfare checks and trading their food stamps for crack, alcohol and taking care of their boyfriends that refuse to work !
no way

Chicago, IL

#8 Feb 3, 2013
No section,8 all the they do is drive up the price on housing,
Salary to Pension Plan

Chicago, IL

#9 Feb 3, 2013
MoFo wrote:
<quoted text>
First of all, There are No Poor people in this Country. This is the only Country where you never have to work a day in your life and you will get Free Government Housing, Welfare Check, Food Stamps, Free Obama Phone, Free Medical, Go to School for Free, and get your Utilities Paid.
If there are so called poor children going to bed hungry in America, It's because their mommas are spending their welfare checks and trading their food stamps for crack, alcohol and taking care of their boyfriends that refuse to work !
Had I not got on the BLue Island Salary to Pension Plan my family would have needed Section 8 and a Link card. Instead built our brand new home outside of Blue Island, of course.
Florida

Chicago, IL

#10 Feb 3, 2013
no way wrote:
No section,8 all the they do is drive up the price on housing,
Sorry to hear you missed Friends and Family Salary to Pension Program. Pay days every day, baby!
See you in Florida!
Jim

Chicago, IL

#11 Feb 3, 2013
My for sale sign is up.
We'll be in sunny Florida real soon!
See you there.
Really You have No Idea

Chicago, IL

#12 Feb 3, 2013
TEN wrote:
<quoted text>
I hate to admit it but it is true. Most people with it stay on it forever. There should be a time limit.
One can never have too much money, too many pensions, or occupy too many elected positions. As long as there is Direct Deposit and there are taxpayers we will collect a check from our Friends and Family Salary to Pension Suction Program.......it is after all, our money and our collect a check program.
Old Friend

Chicago, IL

#13 Feb 6, 2013
Really You have No Idea wrote:
<quoted text>
One can never have too much money, too many pensions, or occupy too many elected positions. As long as there is Direct Deposit and there are taxpayers we will collect a check from our Friends and Family Salary to Pension Suction Program.......it is after all, our money and our collect a check program.
Very good point.
The Suction Program

United States

#14 Feb 6, 2013
Really You have No Idea wrote:
<quoted text>
One can never have too much money, too many pensions, or occupy too many elected positions. As long as there is Direct Deposit and there are taxpayers we will collect a check from our Friends and Family Salary to Pension Suction Program.......it is after all, our money and our collect a check program.
The career politician suction program needs to end, section 8, public aid, and link do not compare to what career politicians suck out of the taxpayers.
Say No More

Chicago, IL

#15 Feb 23, 2013
The Suction Program wrote:
<quoted text>
The career politician suction program needs to end, section 8, public aid, and link do not compare to what career politicians suck out of the taxpayers.
We see exactly what you mean.
wow

United States

#17 Feb 27, 2013
They need to end section 8, what next a free car,
From the Top Down

Chicago, IL

#18 Feb 27, 2013
wow wrote:
They need to end section 8, what next a free car,
Free cars, gasoline, car insurance, are granted to certain township, municipal, state, governmental employees and elected officials including body guards all paid for by the taxpayers.
Five Star

Chicago, IL

#19 Feb 27, 2013
From the Top Down wrote:
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Free cars, gasoline, car insurance, are granted to certain township, municipal, state, governmental employees and elected officials including body guards all paid for by the taxpayers.
Include FREE *****Five Star Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, assorted pastries, hot and cold beverages, including libation(s), entertainment, no balanced budgets, and wonder why taxpayers will no longer tolerate these behaviors and actions.
Premiere

Chicago, IL

#20 Feb 27, 2013
Honestly, the health insurance is superior to any health insurance offered by any employer and our pensions are transferable to spouse or children.
Politicians

Chicago, IL

#21 Feb 27, 2013
Most of all, We Love Freebees, campaign donations, power and pensions.
Thanks

Chicago, IL

#22 Feb 27, 2013
Really You have No Idea wrote:
<quoted text>
One can never have too much money, too many pensions, or occupy too many elected positions. As long as there is Direct Deposit and there are taxpayers we will collect a check from our Friends and Family Salary to Pension Suction Program.......it is after all, our money and our collect a check program.
Thank you for the explanation!

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