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Voices Out Loud: Miranda Jordan 2.21.2019

Miranda came to Castlewood Apartments in Davenport, Iowa a year ago with her son as a single mother looking to regain her bearings. This is her story.

Voices Out Loud: Michelle Lease 2.21.2019

Michelle, the Resident Services Coordinator at Mountainview Tower Apartments, breaks down stereotypes of people who live in affordable housing and encourages congressional members to understand the different nuances and services that it offers. 

Voices Out Loud: Brandee Wright 2.5.2019

Brandee came to OTRCH with her child after leaving an abusive relationship. Previously a child in the foster care system, she shares how having access to affordable housing has made economic mobility and education accessible when she had nowhere else to go.

Voices Out Loud: Keena Minifield 2.5.2019

Keena was born and raised in Northern Virginia’s Loudoun County, one of the wealthiest counties in the Country. When she first moved out on her own, Keena was shocked by how expensive everything was, struggling to find a job where she could make enough to simply cover the cost of rent, let alone utilities, food and other essentials.

Voices Out Loud: Chloe Butts 1.31.2019

Chloe and her son came to Harvard Village when the family they shared their house with moved to Texas. With the incoming mortgage and a gaping hole in their ability to pay for it, Chloe describes the situation as "quite a pickle."