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BTH: Affordable Housing, Blighted Properties, More

This week on Channel 10’s Behind the Headlines the President and CEO of The Works, Inc. Roshun Austin, and the President of Neighborhood Preservation, Inc., Steve Barlow, join host Eric Barns and Daily Memphian reporter Bill Dries.

According to Austin, the City of Memphis is in need of 38,000-40,000 quality affordable housing units in order to serve all the local families and individuals in need.

Austin and Barlow discuss assistance for low-income households, including a group collaboration with The Works, Inc. and Neighborhood Preservation, Inc. in order to offer a comprehensive force in local development.

In addition, guests talk about blighted properties in the Mid-South and efforts to restore them.