Sharika Shropshire Featured in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Report

Isharika-charlotte-housingmmigrant Justice Project director and attorney Sharika Shropshire is featured in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership’s (CMHP) 2016 annual report, “The M Factor,” focusing on access to affordable housing in Charlotte. In the report, Shropshire, who is also a member of the CMHP board, discusses why upward mobility is essential for a community’s viability, pointing out that many of her clients at LSSP struggle to find housing that is both below market rates for rent and up to housing codes, while many also fall victim to predatory landlord practices.

“If the very essential needs of shelter and safety are not met, progression beyond that is virtually impossible,” Shropshire says in the report.

Read the full report here

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