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Raymond Lewis

Been waiting to see comments, any comments, from the GOGP supporters and public housing adversaries.

Evelyn Clark

I The GOGP was sent to Galveston to kill and destroy any sign of land that was

to be use for low income housing. They even had a lady that NEVER LIVED in

PH . Please someone tell me how much did the GOGP and others PAY her to

stand and lie about her fear of SEGATIONGRE. [sad] [sad]

Steve Fouga

Here's my comment: Public housing is about to be rebuilt with bad consequences to the Island. I wish it weren't being rebuilt. It's a bad idea. Period.

T Morris

Why bring public housing a city that has no good jobs? The city must be getting one heck of a kick back from the feds.

Steve Fouga

I'm going to trust that Galveston officials want to rebuild public housing because they feel the Feds will require it for the City to get the remainder of its Ike recovery money.

There's simply no other reason to do it.

Evelyn Clark

You forgot that PH was there before the STORM, I may not be able to type as good as you and the others. but i know How to tell the truth and not lie . Before the storm none of you cared about how the PH was doing. OUT OF SITE OUT OF MIND.

Now you all wants to say what is to be built on land that was there for PH before Ike. Stop acting as if there are no bad white people.. It is some good in all of us BLACK/ BROWN/ White.

George Croix

A great victory for doing the same thing over again, expecting a different outcome.

Royce P.

I rather doubt that rebuilding violates the U.S. Constitution, but I do find it odd that the memory of what the Public Housing situation in Galveston was like before Ike has been totally forgotten, or is it being purposely overlooked? It has only been 6 years since Ike hit, and in that short period of time, has everyone forgotten what is was like in the areas around the PH? It was not a positive thing. Does no one remember the people hanging out on the streets corners and stop signs, both men and women, drinking their 40’s and trying to sell … whatever …. The garbage that always littered the streets and floated around the rundown units, which always appeared unkept and in need of some kind of repair? It was certainly not the best of situations, but the GHA allowed it all those years. They never stepped in to clean up the appearance or the residents’ behaviors. So now the GHA and HUD are going to add all these new units for GHA to manage. I can just imagine what it will be like in another 6 years, will the cycle continue? History does have a way of repeating itself.

Raymond Lewis

Hopefully, RoyceParker, you will be among the first on GHA's door steps should the new structures start to deteriorate. I know I will be.

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