Nepotism, Cronyism and Turmoil at the Housing Authority of Maricopa County

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Phoenix New Times | February 16, 2010
It started with the boss' brother. Doug Lingner had been executive director of the Housing Authority of Maricopa County for just two months when he hired his brother to repair a carport at the agency's Seventh Street complex. Total cost: $2,000.

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