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How other cities are dealing with their housing crises

Jeff Chiu

Florida Rising may, at times, be protesting outside City Hall or passionately speaking during public meetings, but one of the last things the group’s Duval County lead organizer wants is to be seen as an adversary.

Instead, Christina Kittle hopes City Council will allow the group to inspire them and help combat the state’s ongoing housing affordability crisis.

“As a renter myself, I have definitely gone through all the worst living situations imaginable from infestations to mold, to my roof falling in, to me falling through my floor, to my toilet falling through my floor, having to move from one area of town to another,” Kittle said. “I just don't understand how much we're supposed to take.”

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.