Tenants come together and fend off gentrification and hold on to
“Chocolate City” Washington DC neighborhood, Congress Heights Apartments.
The developer intentionally implemented “constructive eviction” tactics to wear down the tenants and hopefully have them throw their hands up and walk away.You know, asinine things like, delayed responses to leaking water pipes or rodent infestation.
But the bullshit didn’t work.
Stand tall Congress Heights family. Stay united.
Developers Are Using Constructive Eviction to Make Affordable Housing Unbearable, But These ‘Organized’ and ‘Savvy’ D.C. Residents Fought Back and Won