Over the past several years, Right to Housing Alliance Member Felicia A. Lockett has been fighting her landlord, Blue Ocean. As Liaison of the Bristol House Tenant Association, she has been advocating on behalf of herself and other renters against outrageous and allegedly erroneous gas utility charges. After disputes in early 2014, Blue Ocean decided to terminate … Continue reading Member Stories: Appeals Case Win for Felicia
On behalf of Darrell Glover, please take a minute today to call Christopher D. Scott and urge him to do the right thing and restore power and water at 2425 St. Paul Street, because safe, habitable housing is a human right. Please do not call after 8pm: Cell: 410-926-2502 Office: 703.883.0102 I’ve been a tenant … Continue reading Darrell Glover: 30 Days Without Water
My name is Sharon Jones. Before I moved into Bel Park Tower in 2009 I was living house to house with friends and relatives. I worked for Lexington Market for many years and the pay was not enough to be on my own. So I sign up for Public Housing (a low income based program) … Continue reading Sharon’s Right to Housing: Public Housing is OUR Housing.
Detrese Dowridge, a Right to Housing Alliance Leadership Council Member is a resident of Sage Management properties. She has been fighting for safe living conditions and fair accounting practices from Sage the entire four years she has been a resident there. In March, she and two other Right to Housing Alliance Members filed a class … Continue reading Life In My “Luxury Apartments”
Debbie Jennings is a Member of the Right to Housing Alliance Leadership Council and a tireless fighter for human rights. Since joining us last year she has led presentations, coordinated community outreach, and provided valuable testimony that led to the passing of Senate Bill 800, which strengthened protections for tenants facing retaliatory evictions. We’re so … Continue reading Debbie’s Right to Housing: We Shall Overcome Someday
Back in September of 2013, we were at District Court to support a RTHA Member in an escrow hearing. While waiting for their case to be called we found ourselves listening to two brilliant women absolutely school a District Court judge on their rights. We talked to them out in the hallway after, and about … Continue reading Leading a Movement: Kori’s Right to Housing