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where else can i go?

i am needing to move out of my mother in laws house by jan. (thiis is what she says) we have a 17 month old lil girl and are expecting our son in april. . i am signing up for section 8 but was wondering if there is anywhere else to go to get help. my husband works part time and goes to school. i dont work and cant even if i wanted since i just finished school and am 5 months pregnant . any advice for us or suggestions.please no rude comments.. i am here trying to get help

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:06 PM on Dec. 2, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • Have you checked into those extended stay motels? Sometimes those are pretty cheap.

    Answer by admckenzie at 9:08 PM on Dec. 2, 2009

  • Wow. It looks like your husband needs to find a full time job. It sounds like you are not in a position to take care of one person, let alone four.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:09 PM on Dec. 2, 2009

  • p.s. I'd also check with the housing dept at hubby's school. Sometimes folks need short term roommates.

    Answer by admckenzie at 9:09 PM on Dec. 2, 2009

  • Check with your local DPW about emergency shelter, b/c that's what the situation is going to be in January if MIL is serious about kicking you all out. With a declared emergency shelter need, you can be moved to the top of the list for section 8 housing vouchers (there's usually a very long waiting list). If you belong to a church or other social organization, ask if there are any charitable programs that would help you pay for rent for a month or two until you can find a job. Even being prego, you should try to find work given your situation. With the holidays being right around the corner, many places are still hiring temporary help, and you could do that & save your paychecks towards rent. Check w/the DPW about daycare assistance for the kids so you can work. DH should pick up more hours or a second job (I worked TWO jobs while going to school full-time, plus handled all the home stuff 'cause I was a single parent).

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:32 AM on Dec. 3, 2009

  • Not to be rude, but being prego is no reason not to work, unless you are high-risk. Get a job, save the money, and maybe if your MIL sees that you all are trying to get your own place, she might be inclined to let you stay until you have enough saved. Just a thought......

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:24 PM on Dec. 5, 2009

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