A podcast from Beacon, NY

Zakiyah Maynard Is Looking For A Home

Photo Credit: Michael Isabell

Zakiyah Maynard moved to Beacon in 2014 and lived here until last summer when she was forced to move and wound up living in a shelter. Nine months later, she’s still in search of permanent housing.

Special guest interviewer Kara Dean-Assael talks with Zakiyah about her often frustrating journey, including minimally useful section 8 vouchers, social workers who sometimes have little to offer and harrowing stays at several temporary residences.

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