Libby Hayes writes: While the state’s effort to increase prevention services and affordable housing for homeless families is laudable, the Commonwealth still has a moral obligation to provide an adequate safety net. Forcing families into the cold of winter won’t save the state any money in the long run, but investing in housing, education, and jobs will.
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