Edwin Lowndes http://kcur.org en Housing Authority of Kansas City Improves Quality http://kcur.org/post/housing-authority-kansas-city-improves-quality <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the 1980’s, some of the public housing units in Kansas City were infested with rats, mice and cockroaches. Plumbing and electrical problems put the health and safety of residents at risk. Complaints to the housing authority were ignored and it seemed to be an organization more about serving political needs of a select few than a place organized to provide people clean, safe, affordable housing.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Under such circumstances crime became problematic.</span></p><p> Wed, 29 May 2013 21:39:07 +0000 Bill Anderson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 37576 at http://kcur.org Housing Authority of Kansas City Improves Quality