This episode of Voices Out Loud features Juanita Penn, a resident at the Townhomes at Briarcliff in Vienna, Virginia. Before coming to Briarcliff, Juanita lived in an apartment in Herndon Virginia where she was struggling to afford rent, medical care for her developing MS, and basic necessities for her children. Since moving to Briarcliff, she could now focus on her children, and her health.
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 affordable housing not only has on one family, but an entire community.