[Source: “What it’s like to get out of prison and have no home,” Iowa City Press-Citizen, 22 September 2016, by Stephen Gruber-Miller]
When Letisha Molina went looking for a new apartment, she was rejected 12 times.
She had bad credit, she says, but there was another issue tripping up potential landlords: her criminal past.
Molina has been to prison twice for using and selling drugs in Arizona. She used to use crack cocaine, but Oct. 11 will mark five years of sobriety. Two years ago, she moved to Iowa City looking for a fresh start. Read More