After a cancer diagnosis, 1st Ward resident Cornelius Goins did not know how he would be able to afford housing while undergoing necessary treatment. Alderman Joe Moreno helped him navigate the often complicated process of applying for public assistance, which helped him secure safe and affordable housing.

Forced to find a new home with a growing family, the Barretts were not sure if they would be able to afford housing that would accommodate their needs. Working with Alderman Joe Moreno, they were able to get approved for a new home in the 1st ward that exceeded their expectations.