A Surprising fact: CalWORKS and Saving for a Housing

#fb You can have a bank account with more than $100 in it – if it is restricted for finding housing … first and last month’s rent, deposit on housing, etc. Don’t touch it for anything else – not even to buy a stick of gum. This is from the 2008 SB 1341 that youContinue reading “A Surprising fact: CalWORKS and Saving for a Housing”

Craigslist post asking for rent –

Loan for rent needed asap! Date: 2010-07-13, 12:58PM PDT Reply to: comm-ueayv-1841152968@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]   Single mother desperately in need of a loan to pay rent that is due today! I have a 9 month old daughter and we can not be homeless! Unfortunately I used everything I had to move toContinue reading “Craigslist post asking for rent –”

New York Homeless Housing program broken

New York  Work Advantage program is housing families in homes that are in foreclosure, apartments with mold, mice and no hot water. the Daily News has more information The Advantage program sounds wonderful. It is not tied in to the welfare system and offers life skills, budgeting and legal services. The problem is that whileContinue reading “New York Homeless Housing program broken”

Eviction HELP

One of my clients is facing eviction TOMORROW – and just called me TODAY. She has been paying rent in cash since November.  The apartment manager on Willis in Panorama City told her he doesn’t take Money Orders, he would turn her cash into a Money Order to give to the land owner Deborah. TheContinue reading “Eviction HELP”

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