Mississippi Center for Justice (2011)

Filed a successful suit to stop rent increases at a housing project with 250 tenants in the Mississippi Delta. The case settled resulting in lower rents and better maintenance. Lowe v. South Delta Regional Housing Authority

“Having the Barbara McDowell Foundation’s assistance at the end of the case allowed us to effectively represent our clients in the litigation, resulting in a favorable resolution.” Martha Bergmark, President.

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