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Homeless prevention funding helps with mortgage payments

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Last June, a woman who had cancer and was in financial distress asked Mahube Community Council for help catching up on her house payments.


Mahube's family development director Marcia Otte asked her how she plans to make payments after the organization pays the maximum allowed three months of mortgage payments.

The woman said she was expecting to die in three months anyway, and her husband would then be able to use her life insurance money to continue paying their bills.

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