Leila Wooten, 91, is a longtime resident of Northeast Washington. Daughter Brenda Wright has tried to help her mother secure home repairs through a city program.
Leila Wooten, 91, outside her home in Northeast Washington.
The entrance to Preston L. Williams' home in Washington, DC. Williams is fighting to age in place "This is my world. I want to be taken out of here feet first," he said. (Erin Schaff/For The Washington Post)
Preston L. Williams sits in his bedroom and explains all of the paperwork and meetings he has gone through to try and rehab his home. Williams has been trying for two years to have renovations done in his deteriorating home. (Erin Schaff/For The Washington Post)