PUBLIC HOUSING is a film about daily life at the Ida B. Wells public housing
evelopment in Chicago. The film shows the work of the tenants council, street life,
the role of police, job training programs, drug edu...展开cation, teenage mothers, dysfunctional
families, elderly residents, nursery school and after school teenage programs and the
activities of the city, state and federal governments in maintaining and changing public
housing. The scenes illustrate some of the experiences of people living in conditions
of extreme poverty.