Re: Boston homeless family earns too much for subsidized

Liberty (
Sun, 15 Feb 1998 15:37:06 -0500


At 11:31 AM 15/02/98 -0800, you wrote:

>'The lady at DTA [Department of Transitional Assistance] told me a family
>of seven can't make more than $1676.10 a month. We can't get an apartment,
>we can't even get in a shelter.'

That's true.  A family would almost have to stop working to get any help.

This is why I promote the abolition of welfare, any guesses why?

Thanks for posting this.