In Erie, Pennsylvania, where more than a quarter of residents live in poverty, many are in "chronic crisis mode," one social worker says.
In most places, it's legal to deny a tenant based on source of income.
In Los Angeles, it can take 10 years to get a voucher — if you're lucky.
6 degrees of sequestration
Sequestration has left housing authorities with a stark choice: Raise rents, or eliminate some Section 8 vouchers altogether.