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Enough is Enough

People experiencing financial hardship are not looking to get to the high levels of comfort which many suburbanites and above enjoy.

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People in economic distress aren't looking to achieve high levels of comfort in their daily lives.  They are looking for basic security and simple accommodations.  A bed a bath, a place to call home and a way to get to work.  There needs to be financially viable housing practices which can both be profitable and serve a broad base of good people who don't need 2-car garages, 3 bedrooms, porches and big yards but only a way to facilitate an affordable life of basics.  In my own town a complex of studio only apartments would be full all of the time but the developers only build mansions.


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