18 Jan DORCHESTER REPORTER: Dot families given most help from MetroHousing/Boston last year
Source: Dorchester Reporter
Dot families given most help from MetroHousing/Boston last year
During last year, Dorchester households accounted for the largest share of assistance from a program aimed at preventing homelessness, according to a recent report.
Metro Housing/Boston detailed the 2017 numbers behind its Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) program, a state funded initiative that tries to keep vulnerable people in their homes with rent assistance for low-income families, last week.
The non-profit worked with 1,500 families around the greater Boston area last year, offering nearly $4 million in aid. Of that, $1.3 million went to 525 Dorchester families, by far the highest percentage of recipients in the region.
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