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Christopher Connelly

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With eviction filings up, some landlords stoop to illegal tactics push out tenants more quickly

Aug 30, 2023
Eviction is a formal legal process that guarantees tenants some protections, but advocates say not all landlords are willing to follow the law to push a tenant out.
Nicole Hernandez looks at photos of damage to the home she was evicted from Wednesday, July 19, 2023, in Dallas.
Yfat Yossifor/KERA

In Dallas, housing voucher holders face limited options when looking for a home

Mar 20, 2023
More than 90% of landlords in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area won’t rent to people who rely on housing vouchers to pay the rent.
Texas is one of a number of states that does not prohibit discrimination against recipients of federal housing vouchers.
Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images

Program helps formerly incarcerated women launch tech careers

Dec 10, 2021
The goal is to help women find jobs that pay more than a minimum wage salary, with benefits.
Patricia Manning and the other nine women help each other out with rides to class, study groups and moral support. "I tell them all the time: We're going to get this," she said. "I say: We pray enough, we believe in each other, we believe in ourselves. I say: 'We got this.'"
Keren Carrión/KERA News