Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Katheleen Conti Globe Correspondent September 06, 2018 By the time Latisha Steele entered a housing lottery for a chance to own a town house in a new development in Mattapan, she had lost count of how many such drawings she’d entered.The single mother and Boston public school police officer who’d been on Section 8 renter’s assistance for years had set her hopes on the city’s highly competitive lottery program for low- and moderate-income earners to buy her first home.She didn’t think she had a chance, but after all the applications were vetted, Steele got the news that her name was at the top of the list. Advertisement Then worry set in. Get The Weekender in your inbox: The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here “I … [Read more...] about How to buy a home when you don’t have enough saved up
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posted on 14 Jan 2011, 10:06 0 1. jim1969 (unregistered) Will the iPhone 4 be available on a 1 year contract? I don't see that anywhere. posted on 14 Jan 2011, 10:17 1 2. narley (Posts: 357; Member since: 14 May 2009) not that we're aware of yet. we dont even know the full retail cost at this point. posted on 14 Jan 2011, 10:22 0 3. shellnick2003 (Posts: 17; Member since: 23 Jun 2010) It prolly will. It would be more money, of course. posted on 01 Feb 2011, 18:05 0 75. justsayin.. (unregistered) No. It will only be available on a 2 year contract or for purchse at full retail. posted on 14 Jan 2011, 10:46 0 4. tuminatr (Posts: 920; Member since: 23 Feb 2009) How does this compare to the other cell companies? I have Verizon so are they just making there policy like everyone else or? posted on 14 Jan 2011, 10:58 0 6. VZW Guy (unregistered) Verizon was the only company to offer NE2 to current customers. It was to add a competitive … [Read more...] about Comments for : What does Verizon’s elimination of “New Every Two” and “Annual Upgrade” mean for you?
posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:01 7 1. Topcat488 (Posts: 1402; Member since: 29 Sep 2012) Sprints problem is NOT phones but "DROP CALLS". A friend of mine walked away with 2 FREE phones, after signing up his wife and daughter... But getting ahold of that dude is a miracle. posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:08 2 2. mturby (unregistered) totally true! i have friends providing customer service over the phone for sprint and Boost Mobile and most of their customer call in regarding issues with dropped calls, no service, searching for service or not internet connection. posted on 17 Jan 2014, 14:04 0 22. ZeroCide (Posts: 786; Member since: 09 Jan 2013) I have the same problem with t-mobile users in my area. posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:10 4 3. mturby (unregistered) Sprint, ur problem is ur network, not ur phones or plans. + it is not fair that u lure customers to a bad non working network and make them pay ETF if they decide to leave because ur horrible service. posted on … [Read more...] about Comments for : For a limited time, Sprint Easy Pay lets you upgrade to a new phone anytime