Asserting that 9 out of 10 apartment owners indiscriminately ban Section 8 voucher users, Austin Interfaith clergy and lay leaders applauded the city council for introducing a proposal to prohibit apartment managers and owners from discriminating against Section 8 users. They described the resolution, introduced and passed on a Holy Day shared by Jewish and Christian traditions, an example of how the public can better protect the poor and most vulnerable.
New Policy Aims to Stop Discrimination Against Tenants with Housing Vouchers, Austin American Statesman
Council Could Ban Landlords from Section 8 Discrimination, Time Warner Cable
Council: Getting a Round Tuit, Austin Chronicle
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