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NBC DFW News 5 covers the story of a Denton college student who is being stalked, and her struggle to be released from her lease.
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HUD needs approximately $1 billion in additional funding this year compared to Fiscal Year (FY) 16 just to maintain current program levels and renew existing rental assistance contracts. The Senate Appropriations Committee has allocated about $1 billion less to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Subcommittee than was funded for this year. This math is troubling.
“Only one member of the Housing Committee voted against giving attorneys the OK — its chair, Scott Griggs, who asked his colleagues to give the tenants the maximum relocation fee allowed by law. That, he said, is around $15,000.”
For more information on the story, visit the Dallas Morning News
For seniors with mobility problems, life without an elevator can mean much more than just being stuck on a single floor. It can mean missing out on vital activities like doctor appointment, shopping trips, and other necessary social engagements.
For several resident at Juliette Fowler Communities, a broken elevator meant going almost a week without delivered meals and fresh laundry. Luckily residents spoke out. They got in touch with the local news and were able to pressure on management and the elevator service provider. They were victorious and by the following Monday, the elevator was fixed
A link for the story is listed below:
Update: Because Tenants spoke out, they saw a working elevator the Tuesday after the story came out!