How'd that enormous flat screen get in my slum?
December 26, 2007 02:48 PM
Meet Sharon Jasper. She lives in Section 8 housing in New Orleans. She is not happy with her lot in life:
A HANO voucher covers her rent on a unit in an old Faubourg St. John home, but she said she faced several hundred dollars in deposit charges and now faces a steep utility bill.
"I'm tired of the slum landlords, and I'm tired of the slum houses," she said.
Pointing across the street to an encampment of homeless people at Duncan Plaza, Jasper said, "I might do better out here with one of these tents."
Get that? She might do better in a homeless encampment.
Now meet Sharon Jasper's tv: