The Valley Breeze: Pawtucket's family homelessness problem 'hasn't gotten any better'

PAWTUCKET - At least four families in the city remain homeless after more than a year of trying to improve their situation, says Elaine Cruz, pictured, an advocate with the Pawtucket Child Opportunity Zone in city schools.

Cruz last summer told The Breeze about worsening homelessness due, in part, to rising rents.

“It hasn't gotten any better,” she said this week.

Homeless families, many of whom are following through on a series of action steps spelled out for them, are getting nowhere, said Cruz. One woman was given steps “A, B and C” to follow, she said, and followed steps “A to Z.”

“Everything you can imagine, these families have done, and still they're homeless,” she said.

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