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Federal agency awards $12 million to state for rental aid to disabled low-income tenants

Original post made on Feb 17, 2013

Federal housing and health officials have awarded $12 million to the California Housing Financing Agency to offer rental assistance to 335
low-income persons with disabilities.

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Posted by Denise Garry, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:57 am

Hi I need a low income apartment as for i'm disabled . st floor if available. Thank you very much.

Posted by Tea is best, a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Feb 17, 2013 at 1:51 pm

I'm all for disabled poor people to be able to pick themselves up by their own bootstraps, but having the state help at my expense really works at crosspurposes. How are these people going to learn how to help themselves?

Posted by really, a resident of Danbury Park
on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:16 pm

@tea is best.

Did you read your comment? If i am disabled and poor i dont posses the resources to do this on my own. By getting help through programs like this, i can work so to help me become self sufficent.

BTW, tea is the worst.

Posted by Tea, a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:36 pm

You see, I try to help a 'poor' and disabled person and all I get is a whiny rant on victimization. I wake up with headaches some days, but I don't ask my govt and my fellow taxpayers to pay for aspirin to get me going. That's MY job. If you're not self-sufficient who's fault is that anyway? I suppose you want poverty and disability included in the Bill of Rights. But guess what, I've got news for you, there's no mention of self sufficiant individuals like myself having to fork over good money to help other people just because they've got there own problems. Get a life! Or move to a communist country!

Posted by Tea Is Best, a resident of Charter Oaks
on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm

I'm sorry, I meantto address the above from Tea is best, not just Tea.

Posted by Tea is best, a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Feb 17, 2013 at 3:38 pm

From Castlewood Heights, not Charter Oaks.