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Drugs and public housing

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

Drugs and public housing

hearing before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, May 10, 1989.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Drug abuse -- United States.,
    • Drug abuse and crime -- United States.,
    • Public housing -- Social aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-320
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .G674 1989d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1813937M
      LC Control Number89603608

        Tackling Drug Problems in Public Housing Edition Not Stated by Deborah Lamm Weisel (Author) › Visit Amazon's Deborah Lamm Weisel Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Deborah.   Cabrini-Green was a symbol for public housing in the late 20th century until it was torn down in Ben Austen talks with Scott Simon about that history and his new book, High-Risers.

        The arrest of a father on drug charges, for example, could result in the mother and children losing their public housing unit. HUD Secretary Jack Kemp, who declared war on drugs in public housing. Skogan, WG & Annan, S , Drugs and Public Housing: Toward a More Effective Police Response. in D Mackenzie & C Uchida (eds), Drugs and Crime. Sage Publications, Newbury Park, CA, pp. Drugs and Public Housing: Toward a More Effective Police Response.

      (b)The eviction proceeding is brought by a public housing agency on the basis that the illegal drug activity for which the person has been charged or for which the person has been convicted threatens the health or safety of other tenants residing in the public housing project or employees of the public housing agency.” 45 C.F.R. § The Chicago Housing Authority's Public Housing Drug Elimination Program (PHDEP), an extensive anticrime initiative, involves sweeping buildings for drugs and weapons, improving security, removing unauthorized tenants, responding to residents' needs for services and maintenance, and implementing drug prevention and intervention programs.


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Drugs and public housing by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inspired by the Clinton-era War on Drugs that targeted people selling drugs in public housing, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has torn apart families through “permanent exclusions,” which banned people associated with the apartment’s resident for suspected minor marijuana possession, and destabilized vulnerable New Yorkers.

addition, HUD implemented the Public Housing Drug Elimination Program, putting into effect the congressional mandate embodied in the Anti-Drug Abuse Act (P.L. This legislation authorized HUD to make grants to individual housing authorities for drug control programs and was.

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Almost all public housing receives federal assistance. In addition, most post-secondary housing, like dorms or apartments run. It is il logical Drugs and public housing book Congress on one hand to fund anti-drug programs for public housing and on the other to fund attorneys who thwart its efforts to remove drug dealers A recent report by t he.

Funding Availability for the Public and Indian Housing Drug Elimination Program (PHDEP) Program Overview Purpose of the Program. To provide grants to eliminate drugs and drug-related crime in public housing and Indian communities. Available Funds. Approximately $, is available during FY99 for PHDEP grants.

Eligible Applicants. The law, passed insaid drug-related crimes on or near public housing property by a tenant, a household member or a "guest or other person under the tenant's control" was grounds for eviction. Just last week, managers of Section 8 housing sent out a notice to tenants that read, in part, that “federal law prohibits marijuana use and possession in federally subsidized housing.” Public.

Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Public and Indian Housing Office of Public Housing and Voucher Programs June Public Housing Management and Occupancy Division. admission to the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Tenant-Based Section 8) programs for: Individuals found to have manufactured or produced methamphetamine on the premises of federally assisted housing (24 CFR24 CFR ); and.

Michelle Alexander is the author of the bestseller The New Jim Crow, and a civil-rights advocate, lawyer, legal scholar and spoke with FRONTLINE about how the war on drugs. The study compiled data on drug use and violent behavior for 2, adolescents age 14 to 19 living with their mothers in either public housing projects or subsidized housing in andand compared those findings to data for adolescents not living in public housing.

Books shelved as public-housing: Public Housing Myths by Nicholas Dagen Bloom, Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing by D. Bra. methamphetamines on public housing property, (4) are using illegal drugs currently, or (5) are abusing alcohol in a manner that interferes with the public housing community.8 Although all PHAs must comply with these regulations, PHAs are also granted considerable discretion to extend these bans to meet local security goals.

RE: Drugs in Public Housing Projects You asked what federal law provides regarding evicting tenants for drug related activities. Federal law specifies the provisions that must be included in leases by federally assisted public housing agencies (24 CFR Chapter 9, § et seq., copy enclosed).

The Supreme Court is set to rule on a zero-tolerance policy intended to purge drugs from public housing projects. One-strike eviction laws have been on the books sincebut were spottily.

“Modern Housing,” by Catherine Bauer, argued—as many activists do today—that a decent home should be seen as a public utility and a basic right.

Stable housing plays a vital role in people’s recovery from substance use disorders (SUDs). An inability to pay rent and the threat of losing housing can lead to stress that triggers substance misuse and relapse.

People experiencing homelessness who also have SUDs typically find it difficult to address their substance use without a safe place to live, because they often use alcohol or drugs.

A former Pittsburgh resident has been sentenced in federal court to more than four years in prison for dealing heroin in the area of a city public housing development. The month sentence was. Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dunworth, Terence.

Drugs and crime in public housing. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Representative David Rouzer (R-NC) introduced a bill (H.R. ) on May 5 that would require individuals to pass a drug test to be eligible for public housing and Section 8 rental assistance, as well as for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

The “Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Act” would subject individuals to criminal background. Drug-Free Public Housing Act of ; TOPN: Drug-Free Public Housing Act of | A Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US.

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Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.]. Public housing ban on people with drug records likely to do more harm than good, research tell us April 2, pm EDT.

Kev Dertadian, Western Sydney University. Author.