Brenda Miller sits at the lounge of the Lawson House YMCA shelter. It is the only place where her husband is allowed to visit her in the shelter.
Behind every number on the Chicago Housing Authority waiting list,  is a mom, a husband or someone’s child. Denaice Wright is No. 26,000. She stays with a friend in a single-room occupancy hotel, which is the latest in a string of places that she’s lived. Wright first got on the waiting list four years ago... Read more »