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At the end of her rope: Cabrini-Green resident faces eviction tomorrow

Lenise Forrest

Lenise Forrest outside her unit in the Cabrini Rowhouses

Last Tuesday was really frightening, but it's this Tuesday that Lenise Forrest really fears.

Last Tuesday, she says, the sheriff came to her two-bedroom apartment in Cabrini-Green, knocking on the door briefly before kicking it down. Several men came in, she says, putting guns on her and her brother and serving her with an eviction notice.

Seven days, they said, and they would be back.

So it's tomorrow that's worrying her. The day the sheriff comes back to haul her and all her things out of her apartment and onto the street.

Where will you go? I ask.

I don't know, she says.

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