House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-VA, left, discusses the Access to Care Act with Representative John Conyers, D-Mich., and Representative Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, right, during a session last month. Goodlatte wants to cut back on what he calls “burdensome regulations.” (Credit: J. Scott Applewhite / AP)
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Washington was buzzing Tuesday about a potential change to the rules that was hotly debated and then scrapped. And a powerful Virginia congressman was at the center of the firestorm. Michael Pope has the story.
Only 25 percent of people who need government help to pay for housing get it. In collaboration with The FRONTLINE Dispatch, NPR looked at what can happen to the other 75 percent and how the affordable housing crisis is playing out in one Dallas neighborhood.