And, real life in the USA is just as grand as well...
DENVER - Federal housing officials are condemning a decision by the
Denver Housing Authority to evict the relatives of a mother killed by
a rampaging gunman three days after her slaying, saying there is room
for compassion in federal law.
Housing and Urban Development spokesman Jerry Brown said Tuesday his
agency hopes Denver will reconsider after the victim's mother and
autistic son were locked out. The personal property of 47-year-old
Sandra Roskilly was also seized and turned over to a public
Doris Kessler, 70, had less than 6 hours notice to vacate that house
on the 2200 block of South Irving, the scene of a standoff with Denver
police on Friday.
The Denver Housing Authority said it was forced to evict Kessler under
federal law because Roskilly was the head of the household.
Roskilly's brother Dennis Campbell says his sister barely scraped by,
living in public housing on a fixed income.
"She was disabled," Campbell said. "So I mean the house was
She lived in the house for almost 20 years, the last decade with her