PHA officials could rarely provide us with an explanation for the particular length of any exclusion period nor could we discern any empirical explanation for the great variance in exclusion periods across the country; the differences appear simply to reflect philosophical and policy perspectives.
But we know that there are several million ex-felons in the United States; under current housing policies, everyone convicted of a felony is automatically ineligible for a minimum of five years. Would you please reconsider my application for housing.
She produced a document from the PennsylvaniaState police that, she explained, showed that she was never convicted of any offense. The public is rarely exposed to and the media pays little attention to people whose drug use is uneventful and transient.
An attorney in Baltimore told Human Rights Watch that the housing authority "would go ten, twenty years back.
For example, according to local legal service providers, the Austin, Texas housing authority uses a "shotgun approach. Auditors reportedly never examine the content of the policies. A community activist in Pittsburgh told Human Rights Watch about a twenty-six-year-old African American woman who had spent time in prison for several felony drug convictions.
She spent two years in the program, she did de-tox, rehab, and then a step-down program.
She and her intoxicated boyfriend were arguing over finances when he stabbed her. Diocese of Charleston. The other man survived multiple stab wounds. After Lueck got off a flight early in the morning on June 17, police said she took a Lyft to a park in North Salt Lake, where she met Ajayi, After the four males ran, they got into a car to drive away.
Multiple witnesses told police they saw an argument between Longacre and Robert Walter Baker, Diocese of Jefferson City.
Public safety and the housing rights of others are legitimate grounds for restricting certain applicants from public housing. They make no exceptions. Auditors reportedly never examine the content of the policies. Erbs said, "It's a lot better than the tent.. Policies that so obviously impede the ability of families to reunite or remain together flatly contradict the "family values" espoused in the United States.