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ALRP’s Collective Efforts Save Stanley’s Housing

“Stanley” — a senior living with HIV/AIDS and suffering from additional physical ailments and cognitive issues — came to ALRP when his landlord sought to evict him, alleging that Stanley’s hygiene was a breach of his lease. Stanley struggled to clean himself and his home on his own and, as a result, lived in less than healthy conditions.

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Unfairly Accused of Overpayments, Barbara’s Income is Restored

“Barbara” sought ALRP’s assistance when the Social Security Administration (SSA) unreasonably found her to be at fault for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) overpayments. Barbara started receiving her SSI payments years ago because of her HIV/AIDS-related disabilities and her diagnosis of breast cancer. When she returned to work, she immediately reported her work information to the SSA. However, the SSA failed to adjust her SSI payments accordingly, resulting in Barbara’s overpayment. Even though Barbara did what she was supposed to do, she was found to be at fault for causing the SSI overpayment, all while she was undergoing intensive radiation therapy.

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ALRP Saves 17-Year Tenancy for a Substitute Teacher

“Peter” was served with an eviction lawsuit after he was unable to pay his rent due to a job loss stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. A former substitute teacher in San Francisco, Peter faced the loss of his 17-year tenancy after losing his job and having no income to pay for his rent.

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ALRP Receives a Grant From Grass Roots Gay Rights Foundation

Our friends at Real Bad do a lot of good

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