Opinion: The City of Memphis must get serious about affordable housing

By , Guest Columnist Updated: May 12, 2023 2:31 PM CT | Published: May 12, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Roshun Austin
Guest Columnist

Roshun Austin

Roshun Austin is the President and CEO of The Works, a nonprofit community development corporation serving South Memphis and the greater Memphis area. She is also the Treasurer and board member of Memphis Fourth Estate, the nonprofit corporation which owns The Daily Memphian.

“The City of Memphis’ funding of its Affordable Housing Trust Fund has not been near enough. And it has lagged behind the funding in other peer cities.”


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