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Robin Williamson

At 11$/hour the take home pay every two weeks is about 400$ after taxes and deductions, no one who is an employee works a full 40 hour week anymore because employers get a break on insurance and pay no overtime if none of their employees work the full 40 hours. So how is 850$/month affordable? Been there, tried that, without a subsidy that is not tenable. A body needs food, toiletries, laundry soap, clothing, perscriptions, transportation (even a bicycle or bus pass costs money) as well as a home. Even our fairly generous minimum wage, compared to most of the rest of the country, is not enough to make 850$/month "affordable". Good idea, but the rent is just too high to qualify as "affordable." Yes a little less than a standard apartment but still not really affordable.

Chris Mechels

These start off with a rosy glow, and a lot of subsidies. Then reality sets in. A typical Webber project, a wonderful birth, and a quiet death.

Maria Bautista

Nm Cancer Ce ter is suing them and all tenents in shopping center.

Stefanie Beninato

Why, Maria?

Devin Bent

IMO, this looks promising. Kudos to those who put this new approach together.

David Brown

Let the slums begin.....

Kim Griego-Kiel

This was a great program and project for the community and these folks whose lives likely depended on it.

Maria Bautista

Mr Kiel, that facility been used extensively by traveling nurses and doctors.

Jennifer Johnson

A good start. Keep going.

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