Quote of the Day: In Hot Market, Section 8 Tenants Shown Door – The New York Times

Homes in West Philadelphia. The city’s housing boom has resulted in rent increases in working-class neighborhoods.CreditMichelle Gustafson for The New York Times

“Landlords are not in the business of providing housing. Landlords are in the business of 14providing housing, and making money.”

~ROBERT J. WILLWERTH, a Philadelphia lawyer, on the refusal of many landlords to accept federal Section 8 vouchers when they can get higher rents.

Source: Quotation of the Day: In Hot Market, Section 8 Tenants Shown Door – The New York Times

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