Five Questions With: Kate Brewster

"PEOPLE WILL sacrifice a lot to keep a roof over their head, including forgoing health insurance and medication, formal childcare, and utilities," said Kate Brewester, executive director of the Poverty Institute at Rhode Island College. / COURTESY POVERTY INSTITUTE
HousingWorksRI last week released a report showing that affordable housing remains out of reach for Rhode Islanders in 30 of the state’s 39 communities. The relatively high cost of living here forces tough decisions for those on the bottom rungs of income levels. Kate Brewster, executive director of the Poverty Institute at Rhode Island College,…

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