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Public housing shouldn't be too comfy for poor

US Housing Secretary Ben Carson believes in compassion but not pampering those reliant on government help
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 05:50

Dr Carson (right), Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, touring the Columbus Choice Neighbourhood in Columbus, Ohio.


BEN Carson does not like the creature comforts, at least not for low-income Americans reliant on the government for a helping hand.

As he toured facilities for the poor in Ohio last week, Dr Carson, the neurosurgeon-turned-housing secretary, joked that a relatively well-

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