Housing Defenders

 Latasha Johnson's eviction story sits at the center of a case that could level the playing field between Missouri tenants and landlords at a time where fair and affordable housing is becoming harder to hold onto each year. Hear Latasha's story and learn about the people who are standing in the gap, the lawyers, in the latest episode of We Live Here. PHOTO BY CAROLINA HIDALGO | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO

Latasha Johnson's eviction story sits at the center of a case that could level the playing field between Missouri tenants and landlords at a time where fair and affordable housing is becoming harder to hold onto each year. Hear Latasha's story and learn about the people who are standing in the gap, the lawyers, in the latest episode of We Live Here. PHOTO BY CAROLINA HIDALGO | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO

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In a country where fair and affordable housing is becoming harder to hold onto each year, we profile the people who are standing in the gap: the lawyers. And we introduce you to Lee Camp, a young St. Louis attorney who stumbled upon a case that could level the playing field between tenants and landlords in Missouri — and his client Latasha Johnson, whose eviction story sits at the center.

Listen to Missouri Supreme Court oral arguments from Latasha's case here.