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Crescent Halls group seeks help with security, maintenance
The Daily Progress Sunday, February 04, 2018 at 8 p.m.

The tenant association of a reportedly vulnerable and dilapidated public housing site is asking the Charlottesville Redevelopment Housing Authority to take new measures to address its concerns about safety and building maintenance.

In a Jan. 26 letter to the housing authority and its Board of Commissioners, the Crescent Halls Tenant Association asked for around-the-clock security and at least two “highly skilled” maintenance workers just for their building at the corner of Monticello Avenue and Second Street Southeast.

“We would like to improve our relationship with CRHA so that we can better have open discussions about the problems that need to be addressed as they arise and the status of addressing them,” says the letter, which was drafted with support from the Charlottesville-based Legal Aid Justice Center, according to Emily Dreyfus, a community organizer who works for the center.

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