On homelessness, privilege and consultation

And (some) residents of East Brighton and Hampton are outraged. Hence the community meeting.

Do they have jobs?

How will they afford the rent?

If they aren’t employed, what income do they receive from which to pay 25 percent?

Will they be allowed to use illicit drugs in their units? What will be done if they do?

Why hasn’t the agency considered selling this prime real estate and using the proceeds to fund more housing somewhere more affordable, such as Nar Nar Goon?

What if they want to bring their romantic partner home to their unit?

Why weren’t we consulted?

(Pianissimo) It will affect our property values…

3 thoughts about homelessness and privilege I took from this experience.



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