Eviction

*As a confirmation to what many already know: Findings from a recent study reveal that life is indeed a B*tch (capital “B” intended).

The study, orchestrated by the MacArthur Foundation entitled, “How Housing Matters,”  states that, in one U.S. city where they followed 11 families through a string of evictions, 16 households headed by women are evicted every day. In many cases, it is one missed paycheck that can make a difference in having a roof over your head or not; because it often opens the door to a downward spiral, causing a cataclysmic effect on the fundamental aspects of your livelihood or living.

The study reveals there are a lot of folk spending as much as 50-percent of their salary on rent – some, according to the study, as much as 80-percent.

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