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Many low-income families and persons experiencing homelessness have debt to the utility companies, which are now barriers to their ability to securing housing. Would you support increasing debt forgiveness programs for 3-4 years to help more people access housing? (Y/N/Explain)

Justin Jacobson

City Council, District 3

Absolutely. Utility costs factor in for over all affordability. If we have the ability to help our neighbors get into housing through debt forgiveness, we should to pursue that policy. This is a matter of equity and fairness.