Florida mother seeks help as rent affordability wanes

Monique Burks works on promotional materials she and her kids designed for their GoFundMe campaign on June 21, which she created to fundraise for their permanent housing costs. (Spectrum News 13/Molly Duerig)

POINCIANA, Fla. — Although Monique Burks was smiling as she and her daughter packed up a box of kitchen supplies one late June afternoon, her mind wasn’t exactly at ease. “It’s sad to pack away all our memories and not know where we’re taking them,” Burks said. After years of renting the same single-family home … Read more

Poinciania mother seeks help as rent affordability wanes

Monique Burks works on promotional materials she and her kids designed for their GoFundMe campaign on June 21, which she created to fundraise for their permanent housing costs. (Spectrum News 13/Molly Duerig)

POINCIANA, Fla. — Although Monique Burks was smiling as she and her daughter packed up a box of kitchen supplies one late June afternoon, her mind wasn’t exactly at ease. “It’s sad to pack away all our memories and not know where we’re taking them,” Burks said. After years of renting the same single-family home … Read more