A student, who we’ll call Devon, took out a $4,000 loan a few months ago to help pay for expenses while they get their computer science degree. But their mom learned about the loan and begged Devon to give her the money because she needed immediate funds.
Talk to the UniversityBecause Devon is facing potential homelessness while at university, some users suggested they talk to their school about their options.Some universities can provide temporary housing or send you to other resources if you’re struggling to pay rent.
Meet With a Social Worker
Contrary to popular belief, social workers aren’t only there to support needy children. They also help adults with social problems and can help you find housing, assistance programs, and other benefits.