via WYL- Ofo Ezeugwu, CEO & Chieftain 6/20/2016

 WHAT I LEARNED ON MY VISIT TO THE PROJECTS

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, I visited Chandra Deal, founder of Warm Hearts & Homes (WHH), a nonprofit organization designed to help to transition homeless families assimilate smoothly into independent living. Much of the housing is provided through the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and the HUD section 8 programs.

via Huffington Post- Ofo Ezeugwu, Contributor 04/20/2017

A Personal Look At How The Public Housing System Is Failing Its Residents

“I’m just happy and grateful to have a place to call home,” said Christina Whitehurst, a single mother, and resident of the Johnson Homes projects located in North Philadelphia. Seeing her children run around their new home, braid each other’s hair, and share laughs immediately make you understand why this woman, who once lived in a shelter, is so proud to at least have a stable roof over her head.