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Brittany O'Meara

Brittany O'Meara

Brittany O'Meara is the education director at Intermountain Fair Housing Council, and she teaches English at Boise State University. Born and raised in Idaho, Brittany believes that housing is a human right and that everyone should have equal and fair opportunities to live where they choose.

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By: - June 24, 2022

I didn’t come from wealth.  Growing up, my dad worked as a mechanic and my mom became disabled when I was young, so our income options were limited. Up until recently, my parents rented our home, both of my grandparents were also renters, and despite how much my parents did to make ends meet, we […]