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Judge blasts Boston Housing Authority for fighting to make schizophrenic man homeless

A Boston judge harshly criticized the Boston Housing Authority for appealing a ruling to reinstate a Section 8 housing voucher to a man suffering from schizophrenia who had missed appointments while temporarily incarcerated. Melvin Furtick, 64, missed two scheduled meetings in 2011 to re-certify his 30-year-old Section 8 housing voucher…