The Housing Authority of Winston-Salem’s “step-up” initiative emphasizes moving public-housing residents towards self-sufficiency. It turns out the agency has been down this road before, and actually holds an admirable track record of empowering residents to move on up. Jordan Green tracks the stigmatized history of public housing in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.
• High Point Journal: The meeting before the meeting is rescheduled
• Editorial: Cities under siege
• It Just Might Work: Criminal charges for landlords
• Fresh Eyes: A conservative case against redistricting
• Editor’s Notebook: School night
• Exile on Jones Street: Mailbag: Same old same old
• Citizen Green: A dream so tantalizing we can taste it
• Good Sport: The definitive Triad basketball list
• All She Wrote: Lego my Oscars
• Barstool: The Whisky Box
• Stage & Screen: Born in the 1980s: Reaganism, tribalism and AIDS
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