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Can Felons Get Public Housing?

Can felons get public housing
Finding a place to live after release from prison is another of the challenges felons face in addition to finding a job. Finding housing may not be easy to do. This can create a lot of anxiety and fear of where they might live and how to find a place. The options might seem limited. […]...
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Can a Felon Get a USDA Loan?

can a felon get a usda loan
Housing options may be limited for felons recently out of prison, but there are resources available. At some point, felons may want to consider a house. Renting a house is one thing while buying a house is a different matter. One of the critical factors in buying a house is financing a mortgage. T...
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Will a Felony Affect the FAFSA?

Will a felony affect FAFSA
Finding a job with a felony conviction is difficult.  It is probably the biggest challenge a felon faces. For many, their old job is probably gone.  They may have to start over in a new career. One way to begin a new career is to get additional education.  This can be expensive, and felons may ...
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Can a Felon Get Disability?

Can a felon get disability
Felons, as with many others, may sustain physical problems that result in ongoing medical conditions, preventing them from being able to function normally. When those physical problems linger and become severe enough that they are unable to work, they may need to apply for disability due to these ...
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Can a Felon Get Health Insurance?

While incarcerated, felons’ health care is provided by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP), which oversees the custody and care of over 195,000 persons currently serving sentences for crimes committed. Even if felons have insurance coverage through a regular health care plan, those policies are not acti...
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