Stories about life in Liddonfield housing project and its impact on the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood of Upper Holmesburg. These true stories reveal how government policy affected the lives of real people, from the project residents to area homeowners during the 5 decades of Liddonfield’s existence. Stories and articles are written by a former resident of the project.
Oct 18, 2010
In an interview with Ashley Korslien, journalist for KRTV.COM, Great Falls Housing Authority Executive Director Kevin Hager is quoted as saying, "We have the legal opinion from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that states that it's still illegal, it's in direct conflict of federal law. Not only the use of, but if you have the intent to use, you are still denied subsidy or assistance."
Those with medical marijuana cards that live in public housing should be aware that the use of marijuana is still contrary to federal law.