Skip to comments.Lackawanna Housing officials welcome a probe
Posted on 05/22/2014 8:08:54 PM PDT by gasport
LACKAWANNA, NY - "Some money has been misappropriated and maybe somebody should pay the penalty for this," the words of Lackawanna Municipal Housing Authority executive director Norman Polanski.
Polanski says tenants of the public housing development deserve better. He's referring to the representation for Baker Homes. It is one of the public housing units in Lackawanna.
Federal tax dollars are given to the housing authority and they in turn are required to give money to tenant councils. After a 2013 audit found "apparent abuse" of federal dollars by the Baker Homes Tenant Council due to daily ATM cash withdrawals and documents and receipts that appeared "suspicious", Polanski no longer recognizes the tenant council at Baker Homes.
One of the questionable purchases was made by former tenant council president David Hardy. He admitted to buying a San Antonio Spurs basketball game ticket in May 2013 while in Texas for a housing conference.
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daily ATM cash withdrawals, for what is supposed to be a business oriented account??? An account for which the expenses are to be documented and approved of??? Sounds very suspicious..........
you can’t be serious that people who live in public housing are allowed to form a group that is allowed access to public money. tell me i’m reading this wrong.
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