U.S. Soldiers Engaged in New Battle – with Their Landlord


U.S. soldiers are finding out that fighting over mold, leaks and toxic substances in military base housing with a landlord that has a long-term guaranteed government contract, who spends millions on lobbying and has political friends, is a losing battle.

(From Reuters.com)
Developer John Picerne’s company stands to earn $1 billion in fees on long-term contracts to house Army families.

Corvias has spent millions on lobbying, and Picerne has enlisted the help of his state’s powerful Democratic senator, Jack Reed, an Army veteran and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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