Meg Anderson

Meg Anderson

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Farryn Giles and her son Isaiah, 6, walk in their east Dallas neighborhood. While she received a Section 8 voucher to help them move to a neighborhood with more opportunities, finding an apartment that would take the voucher was challenging. Brandon Thibodeaux for NPR hide caption

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Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available

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The $25 million Labre Place in Miami was built using the low-income housing tax credit program. It's named for the patron saint for the homeless and is now home to 90 low-income residents, about half of whom were once homeless. Screenshot courtesy of Frontline (PBS) hide caption

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Affordable Housing Program Costs More, Shelters Fewer

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Sen. Cory Booker (left) reads a statement speaking out against Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. Sitting with Booker is Rep. John Lewis. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Bernie Sanders talks to reporters about preserving the Affordable Care Act with fellow Democrats from both the House and Senate after a meeting with President Obama at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Says Trump Won Because Democrats Are Out Of Touch

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Jasper Barnett, a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va., looks up in the school's planetarium. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Relics Of The Space Race, School Planetariums Are An Endangered Species

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Former President Bill Clinton plays with balloons onstage at the end of the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia in July. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney argues against Donald Trump's nomination as the GOP presidential candidate on March 3 in Salt Lake City, Utah. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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