FRONTLINE: Poverty, Politics and Profit DVD - AV Item

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Frontline: Poverty, Politics and Profit More working Americans are struggling to make rent than at any time since the Great Depression. FRONTLINE and NPR join forces to investigate the crisis in affordable housing and why so few are getting the help they need. In an investigation that stretches from Dallas to Miami, to an upscale resort in Costa Rica, FRONTLINE ... More
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Frontline: Poverty, Politics and Profit More working Americans are struggling to make rent than at any time since the Great Depression. FRONTLINE and NPR join forces to investigate the crisis in affordable housing and why so few are getting the help they need.

In an investigation that stretches from Dallas to Miami, to an upscale resort in Costa Rica, FRONTLINE and NPR examine two of the government's key affordable housing programs to see whether they're working as they should. Poverty, Politics and Profit also explores the inseparability of race and housing programs in America, tracing a legacy of segregation that began more than 80 years ago.

From exploring why even those who receive Section 8 vouchers often struggle to find housing, to examining charges that developers have stolen money meant to house low-income people, Poverty, Politics and Profit is a timely and probing exploration of a system in crisis - and who's being left behind.

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