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Waiting For Affordable Housing In D.C.

D.C.'s wait list for public housing and rental vouchers closed to new applicants Friday -- but there are still a staggering 70,000 names on the list. Affordable housing is hard to find in the District, and the squeeze is even greater for people with very low incomes. Kojo explores the city's plan to pump new money into affordable housing and meet the growing shortage.

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