chaos in some of our public housing units has been a national blind spot and a national disgrace."
In this "one-strike" case the court was forced to decide between a law that could cost "innocent" low-income individuals their publicly subsidized homes and the concerns of public housing officials and other tenants in maintaining a zero-tolerance drug policy.
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Book title: Social Work and the Courts: A Casebook.
Contributors: Daniel Pollack - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 2003.
Page number: 229.
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