Keeping house is hard to do in many more ways than one. In the past, for most homeowners, house upkeep — home maintenance — was their only concern. But these days, actually keeping — that is, retaining your house and home — can be problematic for many local families.
Homelessness has been an ongoing issue in Calvert County for more than two decades. Although the causes are diverse, many local residents, including families with young children, have found themselves without a roof over their heads and living outside, sometimes in inclement weather.