In the News
March 29, 2023
“Every single day, I have constituents who are emailing me, calling me, texting me in desperation because they’re losing their homes,” Barnhart said. “They did nothing wrong. They’re just told they have to move. Sometimes because they complained about the conditions. … People with lower incomes, people with financial hardships are not there because they did anything wrong or because of their own failings.”
Barnhart said the private marketplace is failing.
“We cannot rely on private landlords to provide housing for people with lower incomes,” Barnhart said. “That has created the situation we’re in now where people are exploited.”