A woman I know, let's call her 'J' was at the Holiday Inn. She was homeless, with two children.
A man I know, let's call him 'E' was also at the Holiday Inn. He was homeless, also with two children.
Another woman I know, let's call her 'P' - coincidentally also temporarily housed at the Holiday Inn, with two children.
Now, add myself - with one child in tow.
J goes to the American Inn.
E goes to the American Inn
P goes to a shelter
I go to the American Inn
Then, J goes to the Comfort Inn, E goes to the Comfort Inn, P is still at the shelter, and I go back to the Holiday Inn. All this in the span of a month.
Pick the family whose still homeless. Nope, not J, nooooo... not E. No - not P. Me? Well - lol... I kind of tricked you - we're ALL still homeless.
This is because we made the unfortunate choice to live in Montgomery County, Maryland - where they don't have a 5-year plan to end homelessness. In fact, they don't even have a plan. For some reason, they think