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Conflict-of-Interest Case Triggers Conflict Between City, Housing Commission

For months, staff at the agency, its board and elected officials have been at odds over how to handle the revelation that a broker made a significant financial investment in one of the hotels he helped the agency acquire. The quarrels between the city attorney and lawyers for the Housing Commission reveal a significant lack of trust between the two legal departments which both have a role overseeing the city’s low income housing efforts.