Encouraged by the unexpected availability, Candice filled out an application and began to ask Tia about her experience with the neighborhood, other residents, and access to resources.
With a location identified and an application completed, the barriers to housing for Candice suddenly seemed less daunting. Until she remembered she still had to pay an application fee.
Though she helped Candice fill out her application and answered her many questions along the way- Tia was not yet done giving. Without hesitation, Tia reached into her purse and handed Candice the cash to cover the expense of the application fee.