Michelle’s Story

Michelle’s Story Michelle spent months with sewage filling her tub and toilet, years without heating Michelle lives in public housing and her unit had a lot of problems. She went years without heating. Mold grew in the walls. But worst of all, sewage continually...

Maria’s Story

Maria’s Story After getting evicted, Maria and her family of 14 thought they’d end up on the streets. Now, they’re first-time homeowners. Maria and her close-knit family of 14 have been together living together for over a decade. One day, after...

Amy’s Story

Amy’s Story Amy thought her family might not make it out alive. Amy and her family were targeted by gangs after she made a police report. They endured multiple death threats and even one shooting. She tried to request an emergency transfer to a safer unit, but...

Claudia

When Claudia first visited BHPCL, her in-law, section eight housing unit appeared to have leapt straight out of a horror novel: no heat, mold in the bathroom, a perennially clogged toilet, a malfunctioning refrigerator, and, of course, an unresponsive landlord. It is safe to say that this was an unsuitable environment for a mother and her five children.

Dennis

Dennis's Story “All my roommate and I wanted was the $5,500 dollars each we were entitled to” When Dennis first moved into his home in Bayview, there was a 2 foot by 6 inch hole in the wall at the front of the house. For 19 years, he kept the hole covered and always...