Quote of the Day 8/19/2015

“All of us work together to provide affordable housing for the very low-income, and all of us are full. And all of us have these incredible wait lists. Our Section 8 wait lists are years long.”

-Mark Gillett, executive director of the Oklahoma City Housing Authority, which has a wait list of about 5,000 families. The Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency, which provides subsidized housing outside the Tulsa and OKC metro areas, has a waiting list of 10,290 families (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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