The Atlanta Housing Authority has received acclaim for transforming the inner city’s bleak housing projects. But it also has come under fire for large salaries paid to its CEO Renee Glover and many top employees. Today, a former Atlanta mayor defends the AHA and its leader’s pay, saying the results speak for themselves. But a community activist questions where all the displaced residents of the old projects have gone, adding that federal authorities or Congress must address wasteful spending on salaries.
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Today’s moderator: Tom Sabulis
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