On January 4, 2018, HSPRD and the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless filed a lawsuit on behalf of a homeless couple alleging City of Chicago police officers and other City employees subjected them to ongoing harassment, property destruction, and displacement. Hear the WBEZ story on the case here. Read the Smith and Moore v. City of Chicago et al. complaint here.
Read the previous WBEZ story profiling Ms. Smith and Mr. Moore and the City’s destruction of tents belonging to homeless Chicago residents, featuring a discussion with HSPRD, here.
Ms. Smith and Mr. Moore are represented by Matthew Piers, Caryn Lederer, and Kate Schwartz of HSPRD.