This episode of Voices Out Loud features Brenda Montalvo from Southpoint Crossing in Florida City, Florida. After facing domestic violence and losing her home, Southpoint Crossing provided a home and stability for Brenda while raising her kids and battling cancer. Thanks to Southpoint, Brenda had the opportunity to move on to a new opportunity.
Brenda moved out of affordable housing and into her new home in August 2018. In December 2018, she lost her battle with cancer.
Voices Out Loud, a video series by the National Housing Trust, features residents, staff, and owners of affordable housing communities nationwide. These videos share the true stories of those who live, work and manage these communities, and shows the positive impact of affordable housing not only has on one family, but an entire community.