Author Archives: Amelia Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Spanish-Speaking Renters in Nashville Unionize After Maintenance Requests Go Ignored, Crime Spikes at Apartment Complex

Spanish-Speaking Renters in Nashville Unionize After Maintenance Requests Go Ignored, Crime Spikes at Apartment Complex

Los contratos de arrendamiento. “Apartment leases” in Spanish—it’s been the request of hundreds of renters living at the Union on Thompson apartment complex in South Nashville. The language barrier has meant that the Spanish-speaking renters, many of whom only have access to English through their children, have had no knowledge of how to ask for

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