Lawmakers push for answers on Thebes, IL housing crisis

WASHINGTON (KFVS) - Lawmakers are looking for answers after a decision to close two southern Illinois housing complexes.

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) are asking Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson for details on his department's decision to close the Mary Alice Meadows (MAM) and Sunset Terrace (ST) housing complexes in Thebes, Illinois, and relocate the approximately 28 families who live there.

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Full text of the senators' letter:

May 8, 2018

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