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Local officials are working to turn housing facilities into vibrant communities that offer more than mere shelter. There are initiatives designed to bring child care, educational training programs, after school care (homework help), fun events, parenting classes, and other things that enrich the lives of occupants. Many new housing developments are equipped with play areas for kids, swimming pools, and barbecues. These give the grounds a family atmosphere, which can bring down cultural and linguistic barriers. There are government programs to assist moderate income families, which tend to have better reputations in their local communities. For information about local public housing agencies, contact social welfare offices in the area. There is plenty information that can be found on-line, which may be a little more accurate since it comes from an objective, neutral source. Meeting with a local housing authorities representative or social worker is always a good idea because they can pass along pamphlets, distribute all the proper paperwork, and might even offer a guided tour of nearby developments. It is also wise to talk to the residents to get a better feel for what the conditions are like.