After he pays his rent and utility bills, Warren, 56, only has a few hundred dollars left for essential non-housing expenses like food and health care. He economizes wherever he can and tries to reduce his electricity usage, but he still feels the squeeze of soaring energy costs. Warren doesn’t have a computer or cellphone,…
Maureen, 44, knew she’d to have to get creative in order to pay the mortgage after her divorce. She had some success renting out spare bedrooms on a short-term vacation stay site. When that income stream dried up during the pandemic, she found a roommate through mutual friends. A year later, the roommate decided to…
Mark, a single father, is trying to be the best father he can be to his six-year-old son, Owen. He never expected to become a father at nineteen. However, when his girlfriend became pregnant, he knew he wanted to be involved in his child’s life. Little did he know, he would be raising his son,…
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