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Violations riddle Florida housing agency

After HUD reviewed the local public housing authority in Lee County, Florida, The News-Press took an in-depth look at the finances and operations of this federally funded affordable housing agency. The newspaper documented instances of employees given Section 8 rent subsidy vouchers and public housing rentals ahead of needy families, kickbacks from contractors, and a staff of 16 employees in which eight - 50 percent - had a relative who also worked for the agency.

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