Brent Tweet, a 43-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, recently found himself homeless because of a leak in the ceiling of the one-bedroom apartment he had been renting in Duluth.
Written By: Peter Passi
Brent Tweet expresses his frustration at being unable to get a leak in the ceiling of his apartment fixed. His landlord said a safe repair could not be made until Tweet moved out. Spread out in front of Tweet is some of the paperwork from the ongoing court case involving his recent eviction. (Bob King / firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Brent Tweet points out the numerous buckets that fill up each day with water leaking from the living room ceiling of his apartment. While the buckets are supposed to be emptied by housing staff, Tweet often must do it himself. Tweet was evicted from the house after withholding his rent in escrow until the problem was fixed. (Bob King / email@example.com)
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Brent Tweet points to a leak in the ceiling of his former apartment. Plastic sheeting did not solve the problem. Tweet turned to Joel Kilgour (right) of Dorothy Day House for help in dealing with his landlord. (Bob King / firstname.lastname@example.org)