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Virginia Bill Could Change Public Housing Rules

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By Michael Pope

Virginia Delegate David Englin plans to file a bill in Richmond today that could change how safety rules are enforced for public housing residents in Alexandria.

Englin says it's too easy to be barred from public housing and there should be a way to challenge each decision before it goes into effect. But commissioners who oversee the projects say the rules are necessary.

Carlyle Ring is a member of the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority...

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