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Tenant Rights Lost in Ignorance
Woody Klein
In the sixth installment of the "I Lived in a Slum" series, Woody Klein reports that despite living in terrible conditions, the residents of New York City's slums are largely unaware of the housing laws aimed to guarantee them a basic standard of living.
At the End of the Road - Welfare
Woody Klein
In the fifth installment of the "I Lived in a Slum" series, Woody Klein writes about his experience trying to receive welfare aid during the month he spent living in New York City's worst slums.
Sickening Story Unfolds in City's Blighted Areas
Robert H. Prall
This introductory article reports of the specifics of Woody Klein's one month stay in the city's worst slums - how he assumed a new identity and how he applied for housing aid.
Miguel is Trapped in Slum Jungle
Woody Klein
Woody Klein profiles a 19-year-old boy named Miguel who he met during his month spent living in the city's worst slums.
City Aids Admit Blight Is Gaining
Woody Klein
In this eighth and final installment of the NY World-Telegram and Sun's "I Lived in a Slum" series, Woody Klein reports on the reaction of city officials.
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