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Jim Kenyon: I doesn’t take much to put some people on the brink of homelessness

Jim Kenyon: I doesn’t take much to put some people on the brink of homelessness
In January, Liz D’Agostino began falling behind in her $750 monthly rent payments for the one-bedroom apartment in Newport where she’s lived for five years.With help from a social service agency, D’Agostino made partial payments for a while, but she...

Jim Kenyon.Jim Kenyon.By JIM KENYON Valley News Columnist Published: 10/10/2020 9:51:56 PM Modified: 10/10/2020 9:53:53 PM In January, Liz D’Agostino began falling behind in her $750 monthly rent payments for the one-bedroom apartment in Newport where she’s lived for five years.” Jim Kenyon can be reached at [email protected]

“Decent people get in a (financial) hole, essentially a victim of circumstances,” McGilvary said.Many tenants “assume this is a decision they must accept,” McGilvary said.

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