With the Miami real estate market booming, why were some residents being left out in the cold? With an innovative tax on commercial real estate transactions, money was flowing into the Miami-Dade Housing Agency, the body charged with building affordable housing. But there was a problem: a lot of money was going out, but not a lot of houses were being built. Reporter Debbie Cenziper of the Miami Herald goes inside the agency's own incomplete records, fills in the gaps, and connects the dots -- exposing mismanagement and an insider's club where backs were scratched and palms were greased.
Funders for Exposé: America's Investigative Reports include: Anderson Family Charitable Fund, The Jacob Burns Foundation, The Betsy & Jesse Fink Foundation, Philip Harper, Park Foundation, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, Bernard & Irene Schwartz, and Tracy & Eric Semler.