Sarah Hyatt, Northumberland News:

For about the past year-and-a-half, Elayne Dempster, 42, has been searching for appropriate housing for her and her young son. “I’m in desperate need of a two-bedroom apartment,” says the Cobourg resident, whose son is almost two years old. Currently, Dempster receives financial assistance through the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and is living in a one-bedroom apartment. “I’m struggling,” she said. “I’m doing everything I can to get ahead, but it’s very, very hard … ”  Read the full story here.