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Congress Expands Program Giving Housing Authorities More Autonomy

Congress expanded a Department of Housing and Urban Development program called "Moving to Work" that gives local housing authorities increased autonomy. Longtime participants, such as the Pittsburgh housing authority, like the freedom. But not everyone agrees that the program benefits the people who rely on those agencies.

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Irina Zhorov is a reporter for Wyoming Public Radio. She earned her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA from the University of Wyoming. In between, she worked as a photographer and writer for Philadelphia-area and national publications. Her professional interests revolve around environmental and energy reporting and she's reported on mining issues from Wyoming, Mexico, and Bolivia. She's been supported by the Dick and Lynn Cheney Grant for International Study, the Eleanor K. Kambouris Grant, and the Social Justice Research Center Research Grant for her work on Bolivian mining and Uzbek alpinism. Her work has appeared on Voice of America, National Native News, and in Indian Country Today, among other publications.
Irina Zhorov
Irina Zhorov was WESA’s reporter for Keystone Crossroads, a statewide public media initiative focused on issues in older Pennsylvania communities.

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