Caring for the most vulnerable: Housing Families helps the homeless with their struggle

By Keith Spencer
Since the start of the “great recession”, households in the lower 30% of income distribution have been affected the greatest by job loss.

With an average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Boston hovering over $2,000 per month, it’s easy to see why so many families are now homeless.

“We’re focused on improving the lives of these families whose security and stability and safety net have been ripped out from underneath them,” said Patty Kelly, Outreach Coordinator for Housing Families of Malden, a nonprofit organization working to end family homelessness.

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