Homeless Woman in NYC Strains to Pay Her Own Way

Angeli Rasbury – Women’s eNews – Tuesday, 11 September 2012 (originally published 10 Sept)

Sign that reads, "APARTMENT FOR RENT"
Image: Jennifer/interpunct on Flickr, under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)–Ayanna, who does not want her full name used, has really good news.

She just found a market-rate studio apartment in Brooklyn’s Flatbush area for $950 a month.

After living in a city shelter since April 2010, she and her 11-year-old daughter have their own place. It’s not quite big enough for two people, but she’s planning to fix up one area of the room just for her daughter . . .

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