Photo by Jones Schneider -- Marta Pacheco held her daughter Heidi as she joined about a dozen people protesting rising rents at a series of buildings along Pleasant and Pillsbury Avenue on Nov. 22 in Minneapolis.

 Not a Pittsburgh-based story but still relevant to a similar issue we are facing

“In the long term, a single-minded obsession with housing costs is a recipe for failure: Low rents alone cannot protect residents from the panoply of misfortunes that accompany extreme poverty.”


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