Community Health, Youth Voices
Across Long Beach, renters face rent hikes, eviction notices, and terrible living conditions. After years of injustice, residents staged a rent strike and filed a lawsuit in hopes of finally getting justice. “According to eviction-tracking data, at least three Long Beach tenants are evicted each day. At the same time, residents are being priced out of their apartments as people line the city’s court rooms to appeal evictions, and some slip into homelessness.” Read more at VoiceWaves.